HCSO Temporary PIO on Duty
Hamilton County, TN – The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office will have a temporary PIO on duty beginning Monday night, October 31st at 4:00 pm thru Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 beginning at 8:00 am.
During this time, all media requests should be directed to MediaPIOonDuty@hcsheriff.gov. Any inquires not forwarded to this email will not be answered.
The email above will be automatically directed each day to the appropriate personnel responsible for responding to Media inquiries. No direct personnel should be contacted.
Please note, during this time, media representatives should expect minor delays in response times to inquiries, especially those pertaining to non-critical incidents.
Any daily requests for interviews for incidents or stories should be requested before 11:00 am each day Monday – Friday.
No interviews will be given after 4:00 pm unless necessary due to an after-hour incident which requires a PIO response.
Only critical incidents will be responded to during the weekend and after hour periods.
Accident and Incident reports may be requested as normal by contacting 423-209-7111 during the hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
HCSO PIO Matt Lea will be on vacation during this time will have very limited access to email/phone/text.
Attention Producers/Assignment Editors:
Please print this release off and give to your reporters and communicate in your morning staff meetings the changes.
Normal Public Information Office duties will resume on Tuesday, November 8th at 8:00 am.
The HCSO and the Public Information Office appreciates your understanding and cooperation.