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June 8, 2016 - 08:50 - Bedford County Sheriff's Office newly launched 'Rural Bike Patrol' first utilized at the County Fair, gained much interest from the kids! Community policing at its finest!  
Credit: Bedford County Sheriff's Office, VASeptember 8, 2017 - 11:14 - Miscellaneous Category Second Runner-Up

Photographer:  Lt. Bill Davis

Date Taken:  Sept. 8, 2017

Brief Description:  Deputy Rod White with the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office reads the book, “Too Many Toys,” to children at the Benton Library in Benton, La., on Sept. 8, 2017.  Building and fostering relationships between deputies and children is an investment in the future.      

Names of Individuals in the Image:  Deputy Rod White of the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office and kiddos and parents.

Sheriff’s Office:  Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office
Parish and State:  Bossier Parish, Louisiana
March 6, 2019 - 15:03 - Photographer: Alicia Stemper

Date taken: March 6, 2019

Brief Description: Corporal Peele changes the battery in a life track device. See further description below copied from our website.

Names of individuals in image: Corporal Ashley Peele

Orange County Sheriff’s Office
Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina

LIFE TRACK is a rapid response program that locates people with cognitive or mental health special needs who wander away from their caregivers. Clients may have Alzheimer’s, Autism, Down Syndrome, Dementia or other cognitive or mental health special needs. Clients enrolled in the program are fitted with a bracelet or anklet that contains a battery operated transmitter and emits a tracking signal. If person wearing the bracelet wanders away, the caregiver calls 911. Members of our team immediately respond to the wanderer’s area and use a mobile receiver to locate the person. On average, the wanderer is successfully located within thirty minutes. 
August 14, 2013 - 15:11 - Sheriff deputies volunteer there morning to assist youngsters with back to school shopping at Target. The YMCA sponsors the program and Deputies mentor children on making good choices during a morning of shopping and games. 
Credit: Lt. Alonzo Cherry, Hampton Sheriff's OfficeJune 3, 2019 - 13:32 - Photographer: Haley Wade
Date Taken: 3/18

Description: This photograph was taken at our Badge Blessing Ceremony. 

'We're hoping to encourage the men and women that wear this badge to do the very best they can, and to serve the citizens of the community and this state to the very best of their ability” (Sheriff Hancock)

Although it is a distinct change compared to our current badge, the five point star is not a new style or concept for the office. Upon conception in 1905 until 1987 Crisp County Sheriff’s Office wore a five point star. In 1987, the badge was changed to the six point star.

Photographed: (Left-Right): Chaplian David Grantham, Chief Deputy Denise Younblood, Chaplain Jeff Wilson, and Sheriff Billy Hancock
May 4, 2016 - 22:41 - Camden County's multi-agency checkpoint.
Credit: Tiffany Mentzer, Camden County Sheriff's OfficeJuly 24, 2015 - 08:56 - Cpl Michael Swords visiting and showing off is patrol car to a group of kids from St. Jules Elementary
Credit: Traci Landry, St. Mary Parish Sheriff's OfficeAugust 27, 2015 - 11:05 - Camden County Hands Across The Border Checkpoint
Credit: Tiffany Mentzer, Camden County Sheriff's OfficeJune 28, 2017 - 14:55 - Family Violence: Don't Kick the Kid...or the Dog!April 5, 2016 - 16:44 - Mecklenburg County Sheriff Irwin Carmichael talking to parents and their kids about gun safety as part of a segment on a local TV station in Charlotte, NC. 
Credit: Anjanette Grube, Mecklenburg County Sheriff's OfficeMay 5, 2016 - 09:24 - Camden County Mock Wreck
Credit: Tiffany Mentzer, Camden County Sheriff's OfficeAugust 27, 2015 - 12:11 - Deputy Lamond James getting ready for Camden's Hands Across the Border Checkpoint.
Credit: Tiffany Mentzer, Camden County Sheriff's Office