Public Information Officer

The public information officer serves as the liaison between the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office and the media. The PIO also disseminates information on breaking news involving the Sheriff's Office.

Official office hours:
Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM


Requests for inmate booking photos:
If an individual is still in custody at the Wayne McCollum Detention Center, you can access the Inmate Search. If an individual is no longer in our custody, please submit an Open Records Request.

Media inmate interview requests:
A wavier is required to interview an inmate. This is form is provided by the media when requesting an interview.

Joe Fitzgerald
Sergeant
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Office: (972) 825-4928
After Hours Cell: (972) 268-1480

 

Sgt. Joe Fitzgerald