Category Archives: Sheriff’s Blog

A warning about the dangers of heatstroke

I write this blog entry as a concerned parent as much as your sheriff. One child dies from heatstroke nearly every 10 days in the United States from being left in a car or crawling into an unlocked vehicle. What is most tragic is that every single one of these deaths could have been prevented.…
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National Stop on Red Week

How many times have you gotten in the car to go somewhere and realized you might not make it on time? This has happened to all of us at least once, but it’s how you respond to the issue that truly matters. Calling the person who’s expecting you or taking an alternate route are both…
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4 steps to staying safe during your next garage sale

The summer is a common time for families to move or get rid of some clutter. During the warmer months, it’s common to see signs for garage and yard sales. Whether you’re getting rid of some items to help with a move or simply want to clean up, remember these four steps to make sure…
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Enjoy a ‘National Night Out’ event near you

As summer break comes to an end, law enforcement agencies around the country are preparing for one last opportunity to connect with the community before students go back to school. National Night Out is being observed Aug. 1 this year. All the events held to mark the occasion provide a chance to promote relationships between…
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