The Crime Prevention and Public Information Unit works on assignments in rural crime, traditional programs, and public information. The rural crime specialist presents crime prevention information and follow-up support to the ranching and agricultural communities. On the traditional programs side, the crime prevention specialists maintains all the Neighborhood Watch programs in the unincorporated areas of the county, supporting and maintaining over 30 established groups and training others. The public information officer is the primary liaison with local, national and international media. Three Crime Prevention Specialists staff the office, and each is assigned to a specific area and cross-trained to support the entire organization.
For more information about the Crime Prevention and Public Information Unit and what they have been up to this year, take a look at our Annual Report.