Douglas County Sheriff Tim Dunning

Sheriff Dunning standing by the mobile crime lab

With over 39 years of progressive experience, no other candidate has the backgound suited to today's security and law enforcement challenges.
See his qualifications.

Douglas County needs a sheriff willing and able to face new challenges. The sheriff must be able to work with citizens and other law enforcement officers. By cooperating
with local police departments, mayors, and the state patrol, we will continue to have united law enforcement working to keep our citizens safe.

Sheriff Tim Dunning

Sheriff Tim Dunning Receives Achievement Award

Sheriff Dunning Receives Award

Sheriff Tim Dunning
Douglas County
Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award, 2012
Presented by Dr. Robert Meier

The following is a letter of recognition from Dr. Bill Wakefield of UNO:

We just wanted to thank you for your participation in the UNO School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Awards and Recognition Luncheon, March 30th! Your efforts helped to make this a success! More than 195 people attended the event and we are proud of you and your accomplishments.

We look forward to seeing you again next year and thanks again for your support.

Dr. Bill Wakefield, Professor
Director of Outreach
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
UNO NCAA Faculty Academic Representative

Re-elect Douglas County Sheriff Tim Dunning

Sheriff Dunning standing by a cruiser

Sheriff Tim Dunning's progressive experience, advanced education, and proven leadership will assure the Douglas County community continues having an effective, efficient, and full-time sheriff.

As Douglas County Sheriff since 1995, Tim Dunning has a wide array of accomplishments including increasing patrols in Douglas County neighborhoods and successfully expanding the effort to combat drugs.
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A Message from Tim Dunning

sheriff dunning at his deskI am informing you of my intention to run again for Re-Election as your Douglas County Sheriff.  In January of 1995, I was sworn in as your Douglas County Sheriff and I promised to serve in the best interest of our County. 

During my tenure, as promised, we have made public safety more efficient by merging our communication technology with all public safety agencies in Douglas County.  This means that all Public Safety agencies, Police & Fire, can communicate with each other on a daily basis as well as during critical incidents.

We have taken steps to protect our children by developing a Cyber Crimes Task Force to track down individuals who use the Internet for crimes against our youth. We have also implemented Project Safe Schools, a program providing law enforcement patrols around elementary schools and the immediate neighborhoods before and after school.

We currently subcontract our Crime Lab services with a five county area.  We have received national accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in Jacksonville, Florida on March 25, 2006. CALEA represents the best law enforcement practices in North America.  The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is the only Sheriff's Office in the State of Nebraska to have received such recognition.

I am asking for your financial help for this upcoming campaign season. As you know, a successful campaign requires television and radio advertising, signage, and brochures, and all of this requires funding.

I enjoy working as your Douglas County Sheriff and I hope to serve our citizens for another term, however, I cannot do it without your help.

I hope I can count on your support for the 2014 election year. I have sincerely appreciated your support in the past. If there are any issues important to you, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Tim Dunning

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