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The Sheriff’s Corner

Sheriff gives weekly update and warns community of scams


Happy Wednesday everyone, I hope you are all enjoying your week so far. I hope that your Easter weekend was spent with family and friends. It was a beautiful sight to see all over Facebook, the community events that are now beginning to happen again, from egg hunts to movie night. The many churches, agencies, and groups that hosted events […]

Beyond the Badge

Time will not tarry

Here I am on Monday morning after Resurrection Sunday, “which some still call Easter because of the opportunity for hunting eggs, eating chocolate bunnies, crossespraying hands, and once in a while finding an egg {plastic} with money inside. They say Easter and Christmas except for events like 9/11, are the days when more people show up in church than any […]

The Sheriff’s Corner

Sheriff recaps week and thanks dispatchers

Happy Wednesday, I hope you are all enjoying your week so far. We attended and participated in the annual Child Abuse Awareness candlelight Vigil put on by the Child Welfare Board. This is a very somber, but necessary event. Thank you to all who had a hand in putting it together for the community. This week is Telecommunicators Public Service […]

Beyond the Badge

Death, burial, and the resurrection

As a soldier stood watching, his task was to supervise the crucifixion of the three men before him. He had done this many times before, but something about this time was different. He was curious about one of the men and the attention given to him. He looked worse than the ones on each side of him, his face being […]

The Sheriff’s Corner

Sheriff gives thanks


Happy Wednesday everyone, I hope you are all enjoying your week so far. Here at the Sheriff’s Office we continue to work hard for you. I am proud to announce Sgt. David Osorio has been selected as Supervisor of the Quarter, Deputy Gustavo “Gus” Prieto has been selected as Deputy of the Quarter, John Olvera has been selected as Jailer/TCO […]

Beyond the Badge

Love is the fountain from which all goodness flows

If we look up the definition of love in the dictionary, we find the word as a noun and as a verb. As a noun, it’s 1. Passionate and tender devotion, or 2. It’s affection based on esteem, respect, regard and appreciation. 3. Love is lively and enduring is to be passionately devoted to, adore, be in love with, care […]

The Sheriff’s Corner

W.C.S.O. gearing up for Easter Egg Hunt and app


Happy Wednesday everyone, I hope you are all enjoying your week so far. Here at the Sheriff’s Office we are gearing up for our Easter Egg Hunt. I want to thank Becky V. Garcia for your donation of Easter eggs for our hunt. The Easter egg hunt will be held at the Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, April 9, from 4 […]

Beyond the Badge

God's Amazing Grace

I’ve been sitting in my chair in my office for the past three hours trying to come up with a theme for this week’s column. The deadline is Tuesday, tomorrow morning, so the pressure has been on, and I haven’t been getting any inspiration, so far, so I decided to take a break and get up to move around a […]


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