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Cooke County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Ray Sappington

 

 

Cooke County Justice Center
300 County Road 451
Gainesville, Texas 76240

Emergency: Dial 911

Non-emergency Phone: 940-665-3471 
Fax: 940-668-3255

05/12/2021

Public Information Release


The Cooke County Sheriff’s office has recently received several complaints from citizens who have received a phone call from an individual claiming to be a deputy with the Cooke County Sheriff’s Office.  The individual is alleging that the citizen has a warrant and asks for or demands money to clear the warrant.

The individual is a scammer and is spoofing the Cooke County Sheriff’s Office phone number, (940) 665-3471.

The Cooke County Sheriff’s Office will NEVER call a citizen and ask for or demand money to clear a warrant.

If a citizen receives a phone call about a warrant, they should ask the person for their name, hang up, and then call the Cooke County Sheriff’s Office to get further information.

Anyone who has a concern about this scam or has given any form of payment (credit card, gift cards, cash, etc.) is asked to call the Cooke County Sheriff’s Office at 940-665-3471, extension #4.

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Sheriff Ray Sappington

 

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Tips 
The Cooke County Sheriff’s Office needs the help of concerned citizens like you. If you have information on a crime, please email us at tips@co.cooke.tx.us. With your help, we can better protect the people of Cooke County and make our community a safer place to live. Thank you!  

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Resources:

Cooke County Racial Profile Policy & Report - 2020
Cooke County Racial Profile Policy & Report - 2019
Cooke County Racial Profile Policy & Report - 2018
Cooke County Racial Profile Policy & Report - 2017
Cooke County Racial Profile Policy & Report - 2016

Cooke County Racial Profile Policy & Report - 2015