Being a Jackson County Sheriff's Office Junior Deputy is worth shouting about. Look below for more about the programs offered through the Community Resource Unit.
The Junior Deputy Program is a series of life-skills lessons delivered in classrooms throughout Jackson County. The program was developed in-house to specifically address issues encountered in our area. The Junior Deputy Program is a COMBAT funded operation. For more info, visit www.JacksonCountyCombat.com
Neighborhood Watch is a crime prevention program which enlists the active participation of citizens in co– operation with law enforcement to reduce crime in their communities. It involves meeting and working with neighbors, as well as training in basic crime prevention techniques and strategies.
Operation Identification is a citizen’s burglary and theft prevention program for use in homes and businesses. It involves marking your property and notifying potential thieves that you have done so.
Citizen Police Academy
The Citizen Police Academy is a program designed to provide Jackson County residents, in an academy setting, firsthand information about how their Sheriff’s Office works.
School Resource Officers
School Resource Officers are assigned to schools, providing educational presentations and informal counseling. They provide law enforcement duties when necessary.