For Immediate Release
PR #:1400044
Date Issued:May 09, 2014 - 9:57am

Sheriff's Office to participate in Washoe County Safety Fair tomorrow in Washoe Valley

CONTACT:Teresa Aquila
(775) 240-2308 cell

Public safety agencies from throughout Washoe County will hold a crime prevention and safety fair at South Valley Volunteer Fire Station #227 this Saturday, May 10, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 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 blood pressure testing and more. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office will also provide free safety activity books for children.

Organizations scheduled to participate include: Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, Care Flight, 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, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful and Emergency Services Dispatch Center.

 WHAT: “Lights, Sirens, Safety,” a free crime prevention and public safety fair for Washoe County residents

 WHERE:  South Valley Volunteer Fire Station #227, 3010 Lakeshore Blvd. (Lakeshore and Esmeralda), Washoe Valley

 WHEN:  Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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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