Sheriff’s Corner: Alvin Johnson Longest-Tenured DOI

Sheriff’s Corner: Alvin Johnson Longest-Tenured DOI

Officer Alvin Johnson is going on 31 years as an employee at the Denton County Sheriff’s Office, making him the longest-tenured Detention Officer. During his career, Officer Johnson has worked under the supervision of four Sheriffs. He grew up in Denton and graduated from Denton High School in 1988. He attended the University of North…

Stay Safe in the Water

Stay Safe in the Water

The Denton County Sheriff’s Office patrols Lake Ray Roberts and Lewisville Lake. As the weather continues to heat up, many Denton County residents look forward to our area lakes. It’s essential to understand that boat safety is critical in preventing injuries. Here are a few tips that our Boat Patrol Unit recommends in order to…

Sheriff’s Corner with Sheriff Tracy Murphree

Sheriff’s Corner with Sheriff Tracy Murphree

The Denton County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Deputies are assigned as Task Force Officers within the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) DFW Airport Criminal Interdiction Unit.  Our Denton County Deputies take great pride in their work to protect our communities from criminal activity.  During the recent National Interdiction Conference held in Dallas, Texas these deputies and…

Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is the unlawful act of transporting or coercing people in order to benefit from their work or service, typically in the form of forced labor or sexual exploitation. Human trafficking has been around since mankind, but it has become the forefront of law enforcement. Sheriff Tracy Murphree implemented a Human Trafficking Investigation Unit…

Scammer Methods to be Aware Of

Scammer Methods to be Aware Of

Scammers use many methods to try to get you to share sensitive information and send money. Here are a few common examples. Sweepstakes and lottery scams Scammers will inform you that you have won and will need some sort of payment to obtain the supposed prize. Medical/Health Insurance scams Scammers will pose as a Medicare…

Spring is Here

Spring is Here

With spring break approaching or already here for some, and whether you are going on vacation or enjoying a staycation, here are a few tips to keep in mind. If you are a woman and are interested in a self-defense class, we would like to invite you to our next Woman’s Empowerment Program (WEP). Date:…