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Brown County Sheriff’s Office seeks recruits for Citizen’s Academy

BROWN COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) – The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is looking for recruits for the Citizen’s Academy.

The course, which is scheduled to begin on Thursday, Sept. 14, lasts 10 weeks.

Topics include Crime Scene Investigation, S.W.A.T., firearms training, and Vehicle Accident Investigation.

The Sheriff’s Office says the goal is “to give the community it serves a better understanding of law enforcement operations and procedures.”

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and be a Brown County resident or work within the county.

Classes will run Thursdays from 6:30 p.m to 9 p.m.

Click here for the application.

Read more at: http://www.wbay.com/content/news/Brown-County-Sheriffs-Office-seeks-recruits-for-Citizens-Academy-436539453.html

Riverside County kids can learn forensic skills at this Indio summer class

Coachella Valley youngsters aspiring to go into law enforcement are invited to attend the District Attorney’s Law and Leadership Summer Youth Academy, which starts Monday.

The week-long program, designed for 8th and 9th graders, will offer “hands-on training and experience in various forensic skills such as fingerprinting and crime scene investigation,” according to a D.A.’s office statement.

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Participants will also engage in activities geared toward building leadership skills.

The academy is free and

Read more at: http://www.desertsun.com/story/news/2017/07/23/riverside-county-kids-can-learn-forensic-skills-indio-summer-class/503467001/

A proposed $407 million to Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Fire …

If Orange County commissioners give final approval to a $4 billion budget proposed Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Office and Fire Rescue Department plan to create jobs, raise salaries, build new facilities and pay for new programs.

On Tuesday, commissioners gave an initial OK to the 2017-2018 budget, which included nearly $407 million for the two agencies.

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs said in a statement that the $234 million for the Sheriff’s Office and $173 million for Fire Rescue would go toward “keeping up with growth, maintaining acceptable response times, and simultaneously ensuring the safety of citizens.”

“Public safety remains our number one priority, as tragic events like last year’s Pulse shooting are reminders of our sacrosanct duty to protect our citizens and visitors, including our first responders,” Jacobs said.

A proposed $407 million to Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Fire Rescue: How your tax dollars could be spent

If Orange County commissioners give final approval to a $4 billion budget proposed Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Office and Fire Rescue Department plan to create jobs, raise salaries, build new facilities and pay for new programs.

On Tuesday, commissioners gave an initial OK to the 2017-2018 budget, which included nearly $407 million for the two agencies.

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs said in a statement that the $234 million for the Sheriff’s Office and $173 million for Fire Rescue would go toward “keeping up with growth, maintaining acceptable response times, and simultaneously ensuring the safety of citizens.”

“Public safety remains our number one priority, as tragic events like last year’s Pulse shooting are reminders of our sacrosanct duty to protect our citizens and visitors, including our first responders,” Jacobs said.

Murray announces run for St. Clair County Sheriff

“I would like to formally announce my candidacy for St. Clair County Sheriff,” Assistant Sheriff Billy J. Murray told the crowd of more than 600 supporters at an official event held at Red Diamond headquarters in Moody on Tuesday. “I planned on running for sheriff when I was 8 years old so as you can see I waited a little while to make the announcement.”

Murray has served the past 25 years in law enforcement and is presently the Assistant Sheriff of the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office. 

Murray began his law enforcement career in 1992 with the Springville Police Department after graduating from the University of Alabama Law Enforcement Academy. Murray held positions with the Odenville and Pell City Police Departments before joining the Sheriff’s Office in 1996 as a Deputy Sheriff. 

In 1997 Murray was promoted to investigator and shortly after

Read more at: http://www.newsaegis.com/community/murray-announces-run-for-st-clair-county-sheriff/article_8d6ec376-6e27-11e7-8636-f746e052ee2e.html

Deontae Young accused of killing dad on I-75 in Peach County | The …

An Alabama family of eight was on the way back from a Florida vacation when a feud between father and son allegedly led to homicide.

Daniel Lee Young, 40, of Birmingham, was riding in the front passenger seat of a rented Ford Expedition as his wife was driving through Peach County late Tuesday night, said J.T. Ricketson, special agent in charge of the Perry investigative office of the GBI.

Young’s two adult sons, including Deontae Leqwan Young, 21, also of Birmingham, his three young daughters and his girlfriend were in the back of the SUV, Ricketson said.

Just after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, 911 received a call about a person shot on Interstate 75 just past the Byron exit, near mile marker 151, which is in Peach County Sheriff Terry Deese’s jursidiction.

“(Deontae Young) and his family were coming through from Orlando and he and his father got into some sort of altercation,” Deese said

Read more at: http://www.macon.com/news/local/crime/article161735923.html

Deputy shot responding to domestic dispute in Forsyth County, suspect kills self

The wounded deputy, whose name was not released, was taken to a hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries, Freeman said. He suffered gunshot wounds to his legs, according to the sheriff’s office.

Read more at: http://www.ajc.com/news/local/deputy-shot-responding-domestic-dispute-forsyth-county/dCkGJ4Ev7A3CLx9F46YrfL/

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says acting director will lead crime lab permanently – Omaha World

Justin Aumann, acting director, stands in the Douglas County Crime Lab’s records room, inside what used to be the Thomas Fitzgerald Veterans Home.

Read more at: http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/douglas-county-sheriff-s-office-says-acting-director-will-lead/article_43c99351-9bc1-5f11-8ad8-45255979a8c4.html

Suspicious death under investigation in Burlington County

MAPLE SHADE TWP. — Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting behind a Kings Highway business Wednesday morning.

Roofers working above the scene told NJ Advance Media they heard and saw roughly 15 gunshots and saw two men fleeing the area after wearing reflective vests. The incident occurred around 8:30 am. at the rear of the building at 124 East Kings Highway that houses Albo Appliance and Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant.

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina told 6ABC that his office has identified a suspect and is trying to locate him, but the public is not in danger. His office has not provided any comment to NJ Advance Media.

Another bystander said the victim was a man who worked at Albo Appliance store.

One of the roofers said that from his perch nearby, he saw two men in reflective vests firing at the victim, who fell and did not move again. The men then ran away from the rear

Read more at: http://www.nj.com/burlington/index.ssf/2017/06/suspicious_death_under_investigation_in_burlington.html

Suspicious death under investigation in Burlington County | NJ.com

UPDATE: Authorities said a suspect at large, shooting wasn’t random

MAPLE SHADE TWP. — Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting behind a Kings Highway business Wednesday morning.

Roofers working above the scene told NJ Advance Media they heard and saw roughly 15 gunshots and saw two men fleeing the area after wearing reflective vests. The incident occurred around 8:30 am. at the rear of the building at 124 East Kings Highway that houses Albo Appliance and Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant.

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina told 6ABC that his office has identified a suspect and is trying to locate him, but the public is not in danger. His office has not provided any comment to NJ Advance Media.

Another bystander said the victim was a man who worked at Albo Appliance store.

One of the roofers said that from his perch nearby, he saw two men in reflective vests firing at the victim, who fell and did

Read more at: http://www.nj.com/burlington/index.ssf/2017/06/suspicious_death_under_investigation_in_burlington.html