Category Archives: Sheriff’s Blog

Be the neighbor you wish to have

Each of us plays an integral part in keeping our community safe, and this begins at home. Whether your housing development has a formal Neighborhood Watch group or just a handful of concerned residents, you can take steps to ensure your neighborhood is a safer place to live. If you see something, say something. Remain…
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4 steps of gun safety every child needs to hear

Being a parent or grandparent means we sometimes have to take part in tough conversations with the young people in our life. One of those important conversations I strongly recommend you have with the young members of your family centers on what they should do if they come in contact with a gun. For younger…
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Keep other drivers, your passengers and yourself safe on the road

As I shared with you in my last blog post, April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The goal of the month is to spread the message about the dangers of distracted driving, and to remind drivers of the consequences of their distracted actions. Everyone knows texting while driving is distracting and dangerous, but people…
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Distracted driving more than texting, talking

These days, it seems like everyone uses their cellphone all day for everything under the sun—from checking the weather and news, to catching up with family and friends, to scheduling appointments. We use our cell phones to check social media, order groceries, and listen to our favorite songs. But this constant cellphone use comes with…
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