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2019 Fallen Officers

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Matthew 5:9



228 American Police Officers Died by Suicide in 2019

For the fourth consecutive year that such data has been collected, more American police officers have been reported to die by suicide than all other line-of-duty deaths combined. According to data released by Blue H.E.L.P.—an organization that tracks police officer suicides while simultaneously seeking to prevent such tragedies from occurring—228 American police officers died by suicide in 2019. By comparison, 132 police officers were killed in the line of duty this...



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25 Days of Christmas Safety (Days 15-25)

#25DaysofChristmas #25DaysofChristmas Beware of counterfeit money! Check to make sure your bill is legit is to look at the serial numbers on the back and front to make sure those letters match. Look for the blue and red threads that are inside our currency that is produced by the U.S. government. Marking pens come in handy to check a bill as well. Pay attention to people that may be trying to distract you. Please be mindful and ask your clerks to check all large bills handed to them for...



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25 Days of Christmas Safety (Days 8-14)

#25DaysofChristmas Christmas Shopping Safety • Always be alert and aware, pay attention to your surroundings. • Avoid carrying large amounts of cash. • Make sure cell phones are powered on, fully charged and accessible. If you are going with a group, ensure everyone has everyone else’s phone numbers in their phone. • Keep purses zipped and close to your body. Never leave a purse unattended in a shopping cart where it is more susceptible to theft. • For freedom...



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25 Days of Christmas Safety (Days 1-7)

Outdoor Christmas Decoration Safety • Make sure all extension cords and electrical decorations used for outdoor decorating are marked for outdoor use. • Match power needs (amperage) of electrical products with amperage rating of extension cords. • Outdoor electric lights and decorations should be plugged into circuits protected by ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs). If circuits are not GFCI-protected, portable outdoor GFCIs can be purchased where electrical supplies are sold...



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Crisp County Sheriff's Office Brings Home Three Awards from the Georgia Governor's Challenge

2019 marks the celebrated 20th anniversary of the Georgia Governor's Challenge, an annual banquet hosted by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety. The awards program recognizes statewide law enforcement agencies in nine different categories based on department size, as well as in several other specialty categories. Governor's Challenge is designed to highlight outstanding achievements in highway safety enforcement and education. It recognizes agencies for the approach and effectiveness of...



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Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Independence Day and Holiday Weekend Report:

Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Independence Day and Holiday Weekend Report: Beginning 7/3/19 at 6:00 p.m. through 7/7/19 11:59 p.m. Crisp County Generated the following: Calls for Service: 182 Accidents: 4 Traffic Stops: 71 Citations: 119 DUI: 1 Speeding: 67 Seat-belt Violations: 15 Other: 36 Warnings: 7



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Summer Safety

While You Travel Avoid Aggressive Driving Speeding endangers everyone on the road: In 2017, speeding killed 9,717 people, accounting for more than a quarter (26%) of all traffic fatalities that year. We all know the frustrations of modern life and juggling a busy schedule, but speed limits are put in place to protect all road users. Learn about the dangers of speeding and why faster doesn’t mean safer. Protect yourself and your loved ones. Buckle Up. Every Trip. Every Time. All...



Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Memorial Day Weekend Report:

Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Memorial Day Weekend Report: During the 80 hour holiday weekend Crisp County generated the following: Calls for Service: 162 Traffic Stops: 61 Citations: 40 Warnings: 16 Accidents: 4 We would like to thank all local agencies that worked together in the enforcement efforts this Memorial Day Weekend to keep Crisp County safe.



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COUNTRY Financial Supports Crisp County Sheriff’s Office with Equipment Funding through Operation Helping Heroes Donation

COUNTRY Financial Supports Crisp County Sheriff’s Office with Equipment Funding through Operation Helping Heroes Donation Cordele, Ga (April 9, 2019)—COUNTRY Financial agent, Melody Godfrey is pleased to announce the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office as a 2019 recipient of a $1,500 COUNTRY Financial Operation Helping Heroes Donation. Melody presented Sheriff Billy Hancock a check today and the money will assist with the purchases of a bullet proof vest for the newest member of the...



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CRISP COUNTY SHERIFF AND DEPUTIES RECOGNIZED AT MAAD BANQUET

MADD South Georgia has an Annual Recognition Banquet for its regional SRTEN (Southern Regional Traffic Enforcement Network) enforcement officers. MADD volunteers do this as an opportunity to thank all of the law enforcement officers who make our streets and live safer. Crisp County Sheriff's Office is proud to be honored and recognized by South Georgia MADD. Sheriff Billy Hancock was recognized for outstanding support of the South Georgia MADD Campaign. South Georgia MADD also recognized...