Privacy Statement

WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, TN. has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this web site:

(1) This information is provided as a courtesy and a public service for educational or informational purposes. While the Sheriff's Office has attempted to preserve the accuracy of the online versions of the information, the information displayed is not official and the Sheriff will not be responsible for any inaccuracies that may be encountered. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this Web site does so at his, her or its own risk.

(2) This information is not a replacement for the original records nor is it intended to be legal advice. Rather, parties should refer to the printed version of the records, independently verify the accuracy of the information or consult an attorney.

(3) If you voluntarily send us information, i.e. you fill out a form requesting information; it will be used for governmental purposes only. These purposes could include, without limitation, helping us respond to your request for information; to look into a problem you are bringing to our attention; or to keep lists of interested people (e.g. prospective vendors or employees). We will not rent or sell information identifying you as a particular person (name, address, phone number, etc.) to third parties, without your express permission. We will also not disclose information, except for, or as required by law under the State of Tennessee's Open Records Act.

(4) This site contains links to other web sites. The Sheriff's Office is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such web sites. These links are provided as a convenience, and inclusion of any link on this web site does not imply endorsement by the Sheriff's Office of the web site.

(5) Communications made by email to this site or to the Sheriff's Office shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the Sheriff's Office or any of its employees with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the Sheriff's Office or any of its employees, where notice is required by any federal, state, or local laws, rules, or regulations.

(6) would like to ask parents to assist their children when children are asked to provide personal information on line. We will also ask that children get their parents' permission before providing any information on line.

Contacting the Web Site If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this web site, you can contact the webmaster at