For Immediate Release
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PR #:1300079
Date Issued:Jul 19, 2013 - 10:58am

Sheriff's Office hosts community safety meeting for Sun Valley residents on July 23.

CONTACT:Teresa Aquila
(775) 240-2308 cell

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office will hold the second in a series of community safety meetings for Sun Valley residents at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23 in the Sun Valley Landowner’s Association Building located at 5360 Sun Valley Blvd.

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Lieutenant Teresa Aquila hosts the meetings as part of efforts by the Sheriff’s Office to partner with the community to reduce crime. During the meetings, Aquila will provide information about programs such as Alert ID that help keep residents safer along with a variety of personal safety tips.

Aquila said she also plans to discuss how to be a good witness at Tuesday’s meeting.  

“Ultimately, our goal is to partner with Sun Valley residents to help make their neighborhoods a safer place to live,” Reserve Lieutenant Aquila said.   

Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Reserve Lieutenant Aquila at (775) 240-2308

What:              Sun Valley Community Safety Meeting

When:              Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. 

Where:             Sun Valley Landowner’s Association Building (also known as “The Big Blue Building”) located at 5360 Sun Valley Blvd.

Contact:          Reserve Lieutenant Teresa Aquila, (775) 240-2308

Residents throughout Washoe County can receive information from the Sheriff’s Office about keeping their families and neighborhoods safer by following the Sheriff’s Office on Twitter at: @washoesheriff; by visiting the “Staying Safe” page on the Sheriff’s Office website,; and signing up for the Sheriff’s monthly online community eNewsletter.

Another important tool for increasing personal and neighborhood security is the free online neighborhood safety service, AlertID. For more information, visit


The Washoe County Sheriff's Office celebrated 150 years of proud service and community partnership in 2011. Sheriff Chuck Allen is the 26th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County. His office continues to be the only full service public safety agency operating within northern Nevada and is responsible for operating the consolidated detention facility, regional crime lab, Northern Nevada Regional Intelligence Center, Internet Crimes against Children Task Force, court security, service of civil process and traditional street patrols.


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