The inmate workers along with several detention officers of the Dade County Sheriff’s Office spent the day cleaning tires, sofas, tv’s and various other garbage off the road side on Newsome Gap Rd. Approximately 2,500 lbs. of debris was collected before 2:00 p.m. today and the crews are still working. The Dade County Sheriff’s Office is making every effort to trace these items back to the people who littered our beautiful county. When they are found, they will be prosecuted.
The Dade County Sheriff’s Office has released the latest numbers showing the savings that have been realized by building the new kitchen at the jail. After acquiring the vendor history from the Dade County Commission showing checks that were written each week for the last fourteen months (7 months of the previous vendor and 7 months of the current vendor, we are pleased to announce a very significant savings of $59,676.42 since the kitchen has opened. (more…)Learn More
This morning around 1:45 a.m. officers were notified that a Davis Elementary student had made terroristic threats on Facebook. He had threatened to bring a gun to school.
School resource officers were notified and responded to the child’s residence. The child and his parents were brought to the Dade County Sheriff’s Office for questioning about the incident. (more…)Learn More
Sheriff Ray Cross spoke today at the Optimist Club luncheon.
His topics included the Citizens Academy which began last Tuesday evening, with 20 citizens in attendance, and will continue until the 10 week course time has been completed. There will also be 3 bonus classes that will be offered to those who attend all 10 of the previous sessions. The Citizens Academy was started to give the public a “see for yourself” view into the workings of law enforcement here in the county. (more…)Learn More
Beginning at 6PM tonight, the Dade County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting the first Sheriff’s Citizens Academy course. The course is comprised of thirteen sessions covering topics including the jail, school resource officers, road patrols, investigations, court services, firearm safety, Special Operations Response Team, the Drug Task Force, Choosing Healthy Activities & Methods Promoting Safety (C.H.A.M.P.S.), Neighborhood Watch and more. (more…)Learn More