Community Service Officer

Community Service Officer

The Douglas Police Department offers professional community oriented services through the use of our Community Service Officer. 

The CSO is a civilian position tasked with code enforcement, animal control, VIN inspections, and other tasks as assigned by the Chief of Police. 

The CSO is available Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

Frequently Asked Questions for the CSO.

1.Do cats have to be registered as well as dogs?

Yes, according to Municipal Ordinance 6.08.020 all dogs or cats over the age of six (6) months old shall be licensed and registered.

2.What do I need to register my animal?

A valid rabies certificates with current date of vaccination must be provided in order to register your animal.

3.How much does it cost to register the animal?

There is no charge to having your animals registered with the City of Douglas. Come to the Converse County Joint Justice Center and meet with our Municipal Clerk to register your animal.

4.Do I require a special permit to raise chickens?

According to Fowl Specific Requirements under the Unified Land Development Code Title 16 6.9.2D, chickens do not require special permits however require specific housing restrictions.

5.Can I have a rooster in city limits?

Male fowl are prohibited within the City of Douglas.

6.Is there any paperwork that is required for a VIN verification?

No however it is preferable that you bring documentation with the VIN number on it (insurance card, bill of sale, title).