Community Resource Unit


The Community Resource Unit (CRU) is part of the Staff Services Division and is responsible for all of the community outreach and public education programs sponsored by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.


Our Unit is the face of the Sheriff’s Office to over 1.5 million citizens each year through:

  • Citizen Police Academies
  • Neighborhood and civic organizations
  • Public events
  • Speaking engagements
  • Youth-directed programs
It is our goal that we may bring together:
  • Law enforcement
  • Other government agencies
  • Businesses
  • Schools and communities in raising awareness
  • Reducing crime and fear
  • Improving the quality of life in Jackson County, Missouri