For Immediate Release
PR #:1400025
Date Issued:Apr 03, 2014 - 8:50am

Sheriff's Office to participate in Washoe County public safety fair this Saturday

CONTACT:Bob Harmon
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office 775-785-6235
Cell 775-722-5517

Lights, Sirens, Safety!

Public safety agencies from throughout Washoe County will hold a Crime Prevention and Safety Fair in North Valleys at the Silver Lake Volunteer Fire Station Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

“Lights, Sirens, Safety” is free and the public is encouraged to attend to learn about a variety of crime prevention and personal safety topics. Safety fair visitors may take part in interactive demonstrations, equipment exhibits, free pet microchipping, free blood pressure testing, and more. The Sheriff’s Office will also provide free safety activity books for children. 

Participating organizations include: Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD),  Washoe County Sheriff’s Office (Patrol, Motors, K-9, Reserves, Sheriff’s Mobile Auxiliary Response Team (S.M.A.R.T), Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), AlertID/Neighborhood Watch, Regional Animal Services, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful (KTMB), and Emergency Services Dispatch Center.

WHAT: Lights, Sirens, Safety: A Crime Prevention and Public Safety Fair for Washoe County residents

WHERE:  Silver Lake Volunteer Fire Station, 11525 Red Rock Road, Reno

WHEN:  Saturday, April 5, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Prevention is the key to keeping you and your family safe. Learn more about the tools and resources available to create a safe environment at home and at work.

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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