Category Archives: Sheriff’s Blog

Nighttime is the right time for pedestrian safety

As we move away from summer and the end of daylight saving time, it will get gradually darker at an earlier time. I’ve already shared info with you about pedestrian safety in one of my previous blog posts, but the cooler temperatures might have more people opting to walk to their destination. With the reduced…
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Parents can help protect teen drivers on the road

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the United States — ahead of all other types of injury, disease or violence. That’s one of the reasons I invite you to take part in National Teen Driver Safety Week, next week. It’s a great time to talk with your teens about the…
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Domestic violence threatens society

You’ll be hearing and reading a lot about domestic violence awareness this month. I’d like to use this edition of my blog to discuss this issue and share with you how domestic violence threatens the fabric of society. First, the definition—domestic violence stems from one person’s need to control another in order to feel powerful.…
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October is National Crime Prevention Month

As September closes out, I’d like to remind you that October is National Crime Prevention Month. The National Crime Prevention Council designated it as such in 1984. Since then, many organizations and agencies have been working to educate the public on practicing ways to prevent crime to help make our communities safer. Prevented crimes are…
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