MINDEN, Nev. (AP) — Some Black Lives Matter supporters continued to protest Saturday after others cut short their participation in a demonstration outside the office of … The Minden location of the Douglas County Public Library, located at 1625 Library Ln., will be closed on August 8. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has proactively established free space (shown on map) to accommodate anyone who arrives for the protest. Who organized the protest? Attendees should plan accordingly for simple first aid needs, weather, hydration, and food. Black Lives Matter of Carson City is inviting all area activists from Reno, Lake Tahoe, Carson City and Douglas County to join them in a peaceful manner … The temperature is expected to be 93 degrees on Saturday, August 8th and there is little to no shade available. Posted on 08/03/2020. Lucia Starbuck / KUNR Public Radio Cement barriers will … An FAQ section can be found at the bottom of this webpage. The Judicial and Law Enforcement Center (JLEC) will be closed to the public. PRESS RELEASE Douglas County Sheriff's Office Responds to Protest Information about CCW Douglas County Public Library. Douglas County values the free speech rights of all citizens under the First Amendment. Protest Information. Location of the protest? Preparations are underway for demonstrations planned after last week’s conflict between Douglas County’s librarian and sheriff over a diversity statement. Traffic controls are being put into place. For directions to the site, click here. This is a, - There will be an 8-foot separation from the two main doorways leading into the JLEC outward (, - We are asking the public to please move all motor vehicles by 6:00 am August 8, Douglas County Prepares for Planned Protest on August 8, 2020, Official Statement from the Douglas County Board of County Commissioners Regarding August 8, 2020 Protest, Sheriff Coverley Media Briefing August 8, 2020, Douglas County Sheriff's Office Responds to Protest, *Update/Correction* Douglas County Sheriff's Office Response to Protest. The Sheriff’s Office estimates the combined size of … - The red area shown on the map, will be fenced and foot traffic or motor vehicle traffic will not be allowed. They were met with hostility by counter-protesters, in Minden, Nev., on Saturday, Aug. 8. The laws can be found here NRS 202.3653 Free Speech Concrete walls will be installed to block motor vehicle traffic on Water Street for people to be able to move safely and freely on foot in this area. Portable restrooms will be located on site. In a news release that went out Monday afternoon from Douglas County and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, officials say the county has "proactively established free space" to … As in previous years, Christmas trees can … Minden, NV- On July 28, 2020 the Douglas County Library Director Amy Dodson and Douglas County Sheriff Dan Coverley met to discuss the Douglas County Public Library’s proposed statement of diversity. What should I plan for on the day of/bring? - They are attached and remain attached to a sign, poster, banner or flag at all times. Location: Judicial Law Enforcement Center (Douglas County Sheriff's Office). Traffic controls are being put into place. "The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office would like to issue a correction to the statement below," the report states. Douglas County and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) released several press releases regarding the protest, including the fact that they would be providing “Free Speech Zones” in the parking lot behind the sheriff’s office, along with temporary bathrooms. Please obey all parking signs and traffic control laws. However, criminal conduct, such as theft and destruction of another's property, physical assault or battery of another person, and trespassing is not protected by the First Amendment. - They are made of wood. Please plan accordingly. - They are blunt on each end. There will also be active patrol throughout Douglas County. In some instances they are required pursuant to the above referenced directive. 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Physical assault Black Lives Matter protest in Gardnerville, Nevada This is an assault captured live during the Black Lives Matter protest in Gardnerville, Nevada on 8/8/2020. "A Community to Match the Scenery" Centrally located just 15 minutes south of Nevada’s state capital and bordering the truly one-of-a-kind Lake Tahoe with all its summer and winter activities, Douglas County is recognized as the gem of Northern Nevada - a hidden jewel. Wilber Martinez-Guzman, from El Salvador, appears in Washoe District Court room in Reno, Nev., on Monday, May 20, 2019. Official information and updates will be posted here. On August 6, 2020 AT 8am, Water Street will be closed for motor vehicle traffic until Monday, August 10, 2020. Armed, anti-BLM militia took up position near the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office – photo: Kelsey Penrose. MINDEN — The planned Black Lives Matter protest and counter protest began at the Douglas County Judicial and Law Enforcement Center located at 1038 Buckeye Road in … By Scott Sonner, Associated Press Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 | … or May I wear a face mask? The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) is working proactively with Douglas County Emergency Management, Douglas County Staff and elected officials to ensure the safety of Douglas County residents, visitors and businesses. Minden, NV- On December 20, 2020 at approximately 11:15 PM, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) Deputies observed Nicholas Berreman who was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Kaela Mae Horse-Berreman.Nicholas Berreman, a known fugitive was wanted for a parole violation out of California Department of Corrections. Minden, Nevada-Douglas County is actively preparing for planned protest at the Judicial Law Enforcement Center (JLEC) on August 08, 2020 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has proactively established free space (shown on map) to accommodate anyone who arrives for the protest. Douglas County Prepares for Planned Protest on August 8, 2020. (The Lake Tahoe location is closed on Saturdays due to COVID-19 Phase 2). Am I required to wear a face mask? Official information and updates will be posted here. - Please prepare for a possible shortage of parking at the JLEC building and to consider other parking options, - We are asking the public to please move all motor vehicles by 6:00 am August 8th, 2020 from Water Street, Frequently Asked Questions Click here to view the Declaration of Emergency Directive 024. A … The weather forecast for Saturday, August 8th indicates a high temperature of 93 degrees. Parking in the area will be limited. Sticks being used as supports for signs, posters, banners or flags may only be permitted under all of the following conditions: The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will enforce this prohibition and cite violators. Douglas County, Nev., Sheriff Daniel Coverley threatened to … Many are wearing "I stand with Dan" hats in support of Douglas County Sheriff Dan Coverley, who addressed protesters earlier this morning. MINDEN — A northern Nevada sheriff widely criticized for mishandling a conflict with the county library over the Black Lives Matter movement is encouraging all sides to … Minden, NV — The planned Black Lives Matter (BLM) protest and counter protest began at the Douglas County Judicial and Law Enforcement Center (JLEC) located at 1038 Buckeye Road in Minden NV at 9:00 am. PRESS RELEASE August 6th, 2020 UPDATE However, attendees must comply with all requirements under Title 6 of the Douglas County Code. - Water Street will be CLOSED to provide additional space for a free speech zone, - Free space (shown on map) are established to accommodate anyone who arrives for the protest, - There will be an 8-foot separation from the two main doorways leading into the JLEC outward (this area will be clearly marked and the public will not be allowed passed the barricades into this area, unless authorized by law enforcement personnel), For a PDF version of the map click here. The protests are located at 1038 Buckeye Road Minden, NV 89423 The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) is working proactively with Douglas County Emergency Management, Douglas County Staff and elected officials to ensure the safety of Douglas County residents, visitors and businesses. Governor Sisolak's Declaration of Emergency Directive 024 requires the use of face coverings when in public places and when outside when an individual is not able to maintain at least six feet of separation from others not of the same household. DCSO Deputies stopped the vehicle Berreman was a passenger in on … A group of about thirty Black Lives Matter protesters from Gardnerville, Carson City and Lake Tahoe took to the streets of Douglas County today, where … Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, incorporated in 1861. Where should I park? MINDEN, Nev. (KOLO) - The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is expanding traffic controls in advance of Saturday’s announced protest. It is likely you will need to park offsite. The protest is organized by Black Lives Matter (BLM) chapters and counter protesters. Douglas County Sheriff Dan Coverley, right, addresses members of the media in Minden, Nev., Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. Drones If a deputy contacts you, please remain cordial and cooperative with the deputy. The free speech zones are on asphalt/blacktop and there will be little shade on site. The sheriff said he wouldn’t respond to 911 calls there. - The red area shown on the map, will be fenced and foot traffic or motor vehicle traffic will not be allowed. Black Lives Matter supporters gathered to protest the Douglas County Sheriff after making a controversial statement in regards to the Black Lives Matter movement. At any time during the event, if there is a life-threatening emergency, please call 9-1-1. We ask for the public's help to ensure the event remains a peaceful place for free speech and lawful activity. *Update/Correction* Douglas County Sheriff's Office Response to Protests, Senior Services and Public Transit Advisory Council, Community Relations and Public Information, Cooperative Extension (University of Nevada), Douglas County Mosquito Abatement District, Design Criteria and Improvement Standards, Adding/Removing Someone from my Deed/Title, Kahle Community Center Improvement Project, North Kingsbury Trailhead Site Improvement Project, Douglas County Community Center Climbing Wall, Cave Rock Water System Improvement Project, Request for Proposals for Professional Services, Walley's Well Replacement Project Phase 2, Tahoe Justice Center Boiler Replacement Project, Meridian Sewer Lift Station Advertisement to Bid, Town of Genoa Improvements Project CMAR RFP, ZWUD Water Treatment Plant Controls Project, Update/Correction DCSO Response to Protests, Presidential Visit to Minden-Tahoe Airport, Community Grant Program Application is Open, Master Plan Text Update Resident Survey Launches, Grant Program Launches to Help Local Businesses. An organized protest has been scheduled on: Saturday, August 08, 2020 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Will there be public access to the JLEC Building? Last night for several hours before President Trump’s appearance at the Minden Airport, traffic on 395 south of Carson City was backed up for many miles. Face masks are allowed and encouraged because of the pandemic. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office serves as the County’s only local law enforcement agency. Bring sunscreen, water (a water source is not available on site), and dress appropriately. No metal, PVC, glass, or other material allowed for sign supports. Protest Set After Nevada Sheriff's Black Lives Matter Clash A Nevada sheriff widely criticized for mishandling a conflict over the Black Lives Matter movement is … We hope police reports are not necessary, but in the case one needs to be filed please call (775) 782-5126. Douglas County is actively preparing for a planned protest at the Judicial Law Enforcement Center (JLEC). Carson City and Douglas County are again participating in a statewide Christmas tree recycling effort. Douglas County Prepares for Black Lives Matter Protests - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video News A Nevada library wanted to back Black Lives Matter. PRESS RELEASE *Update/Correction* Douglas County Sheriff's Office Response to Protest, Senior Services and Public Transit Advisory Council, Community Relations and Public Information, Cooperative Extension (University of Nevada), Douglas County Mosquito Abatement District, Design Criteria and Improvement Standards, Adding/Removing Someone from my Deed/Title, Kahle Community Center Improvement Project, North Kingsbury Trailhead Site Improvement Project, Douglas County Community Center Climbing Wall, Cave Rock Water System Improvement Project, Request for Proposals for Professional Services, Walley's Well Replacement Project Phase 2, Tahoe Justice Center Boiler Replacement Project, Meridian Sewer Lift Station Advertisement to Bid, Town of Genoa Improvements Project CMAR RFP, ZWUD Water Treatment Plant Controls Project. Safety and Officer Conduct We also ask you to consider the designated free speech zones for protesters are on asphalt/black top and water is not easily accessible. PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Coverley Media Briefing August 8, 2020 Minden, Nevada- Douglas County is actively preparing for planned protest at the Judicial Law Enforcement Center (JLEC) on August 08, 2020 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Transcript of Sheriff Coverley's Media Briefing here The time that traffic can resume Monday, August 10, 2020 will be determined following the August 8 protest. The Sheriff’s Office estimates the combined size of the groups was between 750 and 1,000 protestors. There will also be active patrol throughout Douglas County. Concrete walls will be installed to block motor vehicle traffic on Water Street for people to be able to move safely and freely on foot in this area. Press Releases can all be found here, PRESS RELEASE Douglas County Prepares for Planned Protest on August 8, 2020 This is a no access area; please do not enter the area you will be subject to the trespassing law. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) is working proactively with Douglas County Emergency Management, Douglas County Staff and elected officials to ensure the safety of Douglas County … Douglas County is preparing for protests this Saturday. Our long standing motto of “A Tradition of Service” speaks to our employee’s commitment to protect and serve the citizens and visitors of Douglas County. Ugly public debate over the Douglas County Library’s proposed support of the Black Lives Matter movement and subsequent protests and counter protests have garnered national attention. Welcome. Official information and updates will be posted here. The safety of our staff and patrons is our first priority. A small group of Black Lives Matter supporters on Saturday cut short a demonstration outside the office of a northern Nevada sheriff and left amid jeers from people in a larger crowd of hundreds of counter-protesters. Douglas County is actively preparing for a planned protest at the Judicial Law Enforcement Center (JLEC). PRESS RELEASE Official Statement from the Douglas County Board of County Commissioners Regarding August 8, 2020 Protest There are portions of Minden that are designed for residential and/or private parking only. Douglas County Sheriff's Deputies are there to ensure the safety of all attendees. The planned Black Lives Matter (BLM) protest and counter protest began at the Douglas County Judicial and Law Enforcement Center (JLEC) located at 1038 Buckeye Road in Minden NV at 9:00 am. Otherwise, the non-emergency number is (775) 782-5126. Douglas County is actively preparing for a planned protest at the Judicial Law Enforcement Center (JLEC). There is no law prohibiting animals at the protest location. "One police report was filed on August 8, 2020 in regards to the protest. No sharp supports are allowed. NRS 493.109 prohibits the public use of drones within a horizontal distance of 500 feet or a vertical distance of 250 feet of the Douglas County Jail located at the JLEC. If you See Something, Say Something May I bring an animal to the protest? The library board was scheduled to discuss the statement at a public meeting scheduled for July 28, 2020. The story behind the photo that came to define the Black Lives Matter protest in Minden A group of Black Lives Matter protesters in a rural Nevada … Restrooms DOUGLAS COUNTY, Nev. - In response to the number of people and groups expected at a protest in Minden, Nevada on Saturday, Douglas County officials have expanded traffic controls to … Sticks, poles, pipes, bats or similar objects August 8, 2020 Protest. We ask members of the public, to constantly be aware of their surroundings, and immediately report any safety concerns. Is little to no shade available organized protest has been scheduled on:,... 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