R U OK?
Under the R U OK? Program, a Sheriff’s Office employee makes daily phone contact with elderly citizens to determine if they require a law enforcement response.
View the program’s Application and Consent Form (PDF).
Project Lifesaver provides timely response to save lives and reduce potential injury for adults and children who wander due to Alzheimer’s, autism, and other related conditions or disorders.
Officers participate in community meetings and serve as a resource for information about crimes and crime prevention. Officers also coordinate National Night Out community events in the regions of the county.
Whose It Program
Officers assist citizens with recording serial number and having an inventory of their property so citizens will be able to better assist law enforcement investigations in the event their property is stolen.
Officers talk with parents, teachers, and community leaders to help them better identify the warning signs of gangs as well as how to prevent gang activity in their schools and community. Officers also serve as a resource if a community suspects a gang is in their area or school.
Students are identified by their parents or school officials who need alternative possibilities. Students are mentored throughout the school year to identify challenges and opportunities for better behavior, grades, and relationships.
Summer Bike Patrol Program
Officers set up bike-a-thon events to each the youth the proper way to ride a bike. Students learn about:
- Bicycle safety
- How to use hand signals while cycling in traffic
- Proper helmets, gloves, and shoes to wear when riding a bike
- Which side of the road to ride on
Project Showing Teens Other Possibilities (STOP)
Project STOP is a mobile unit that is a resource that depicts graphic scenes of the reality of drug and gang violence.