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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...



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COMMERCIAL BURGLARY PREVENTION TIPS

“Lights-Proper lighting eliminates shadows, which burglars use for cover. Light up all points of entry, including those on the roof. Leave lights on inside just as you would do at home. Install lighting at the front and back in addition to any side doors of your business. Doors-As with windows, check for signs of any structural weaknesses. Use heavy and solid constructions, and material that is drill-resistant. You can also reinforce the backs of doors with crossbars. Be sure the...



25 Days of Christmas Safety (Day 15-25)

Day 15: Identity Theft How to protect yourself from Identity Theft during the holidays! • Beware of emails that contain links or unsolicited phone calls. • Use caution when shopping online. • Review your account statements frequently. • Watch for skimmers. • Be cautious of new retail card applications. • Limit social media sharing. • Shop from a secure computer and using a secure connection. (Don’t shop on public Wi-Fi) Day 16: ATM Safety during Holiday...



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25 Days of Christmas Safety (Days 8-14)

Day 8:Holiday Party Safety! • Designate a Driver. Don’t Drink and Drive. • Don’t travel with a driver who has drunk alcohol or who may be under the influence of drugs. • If you choose to drink, do not leave your drinks unattended. • Plan your journey to and from home. • Always carry your bag close. • Use routes that are well lit, and walk facing the traffic. • Keep your phone charged and on you at all times. Day 9:Open Fire Safety •...



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25 Days of Christmas Safety (Days 1-7)

Day 1: Indoor Decoration Safety 1. Check for freshness if you buy a live tree. If the tree is fresh, its needles should be hard to pull off and don't break. The bottom of a fresh tree is sticky with resin and doesn't shed many needles when tapped on the ground. 2. Keep trees away from heat sources like fireplaces, vents and radiators. Monitor the water level and keep the tree stand filled. Put the tree up in a place that doesn't block a doorway and won't get bumped into. 3. If...



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POWER WHEELS PATROL TAHOE RAFFLE

Power Wheels Patrol Tahoe Details: · 2.5 MPH maximum forward/reverse speed capabilities for fun and safety · Working horn/engine sounds and headlights plus emergency sounds, lights and loudspeaker for a realistic feel (2 AA batteries required, not included) · Two opening doors, realistic dashboard, clear windshield, an opening storage compartment and MP3 connector with speakers · Features a battery life indicator and runs up to 2 hours on a single charge; full charge time...