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Sheriff’s office debuts mobile app

From submitting a tip to authorities, to connecting to social media platforms, and everything in between, residents of Morgan County now have an easy way to access information provided by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office.  

According to the MCSO, a new app, which is available for download in the App Store and on Google Play, will serve as a way for the sheriff’s office to connect with Morgan County residents and visitors, providing information quickly and efficiently to anyone with a smartphone. 

“Since taking office, I have been committed to providing timely and consistent information while increasing access to the services we provide,” said Sheriff Ron Puckett, “and our app allows us to continue doing that.” 

The app offers quick access to items of public interest and is easy to use, according to the MCSOUsers can: 

  • submit a tip 
  • browse recent arrests 
  • receive push notifications 
  • view the most wanted criminals in Morgan County 
  • connect to the organization’s social media platforms 
  • read the latest news and press releases 
  • research sex offenders in the area  

More than 80 percent of people in the United States own and use smartphones as their primary means of communication,” said app developer OCV vice president Kevin Cummings. The developer has connected sheriff’s offices across the country with the people they serve using an app “Mobile apps offer agencies a better way to alert, inform and prepare the public. Apps allow public safety agencies the ability to reach and serve their citizens where they are: their smartphones.”