Category Archives: Sheriff’s Blog

Driving safely in darker conditions

It was only a few weeks ago that we set our clocks back, and already it is nearly dark by the time the workday is over. It’s easy to forget that it’s only 6 p.m. which can be dangerous for pedestrians and bikers. When you’re driving home from work, remember that it’s still possible that…
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Holiday shopping safety

The month before Christmas is a busy time for holiday shopping. This means many people are carrying more cash than normal on them and hiding expensive gifts in vehicles. For thieves, this is a perfect time to grab some high-dollar items. If you’re planning on shopping for bigger gifts, it’s important that you take some…
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Getting home from holiday gatherings safely

We’re officially in the holiday season with Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year just over one month apart from each other. During these major holidays, many families, friends and businesses will be hosting parties and events. These are a great way to celebrate with the ones you love, but it’s important to celebrate safely. When…
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Safely heating your car this winter

It seems like it’s taken a bit longer this year, but cooler weather is finally upon us. Now that temperatures are dipping, it will be more common to see people warming up their cars. While this is OK to do, it does pose risks. Getting out of your warm bed – not to mention getting…
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