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Garfield County Sheriff’s Office asks for support

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado ” The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging participation in the County Sheriffs of Colorado’s Honorary Membership Program.

In a news release, Sheriff Lou Vallario wrote, “As Sheriff of Garfield County, I would like to discuss an issue very close to each of us ” crime prevention. My office is committed to making our neighborhoods safer places to live. By doing so, we will improve the quality of life for individuals and families … both young and old, it is imperative that we seek programs to reduce the negative influences that crime has on our children and to help safeguard the elderly.

“In the past year, this office has worked extremely hard to make significant



improvements in our county. Through community-based programs and an emphasis on professionalism, we hope to reduce the number of gun-related crimes, thefts, incidents of domestic violence and other disturbances.”

The statement outlines a list of plans including: providing officers with the resources



to improve preparedness and response capabilities, notifying victims and keeping

citizens informed, promoting the importance of neighborhood watch programs,

continuing specialized training and crime prevention measures, protecting senior

citizens from acts of violence, neglect and fraud, increasing drug awareness,

developing opportunities for law enforcement to work more closely with shelters and

organizations to provide counseling and support, integrating rehabilitation programs

to help criminals become productive members of society and implementing activities

to redirect kids from illegal activity.

Vallario added, “In addition, I would like to share another unique initiative with you,

the County Sheriffs of Colorado’s Honorary Membership Program, supported by

citizens committed to making our communities a safer place to live.

“This important program enables citizens to make a real difference toward the

aforementioned objectives. The Honorary Membership Program is based on the

premise that citizens and law enforcement officers can collaborate to have a direct

impact in our communities. Through membership, citizens and law enforcement

officers can collaborate to have a direct impact in our communities. Through

membership, citizens can help in a very practical way.

“I invite businesses and individuals alike to support our efforts by becoming

members. Through your participation in this program, we can continue to provide the

resources necessary to make a difference.”

Call 720-344-2762 to learn more.

Post Independent, Glenwood Springs Colorado CO


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