We received the 2016-17 Deputy Sheriff’s Supplemental Salary grant for $79,000 which will bring the deputy’s salary from $20,800 to $29,000 per year. This grant is applied for in April awarded in June and runs from July 1 to June 30 each year. In addition, we received a $5,000 grant to assist in marijuana and drug eradication. So far this year, we have received just over $1,600 in traffic safety grant money to assist in putting deputies on the road during the holidays.
Deputy Davis recently attended and became a certified instructor for the use of MACE and night stick. In the near future the Sheriff’s Office will offer certification in Taser, MACE and Collapsible nightsticks (ASP) to all Law Enforcement Agencies in the county. We will also provide training in MACE and Taser to any Civic or public organizations that request it.
The Sheriff’s Office also offers Active Shooter Training to any county business, public organization, or group who requests it. Call the Sheriff’s Office for information.
The Arcadia Valley annual competition BBQ Battle and musical entertainment was successful. We congratulate all the competitors, especially our local hometown winners.
We would like to thank all the people involved in this year’s annual Relay for Life event which took place Saturday, June 11, 2016 in Fredericktown. Prior to the event was a survivor luncheon provided by Pense Brothers Drilling. A special thanks to April Sarkas for all her hard work coordinating the event.
Our 2016 Relay For Life Volunteers