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Jonathan F. Thompson
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February 18, 2016 - 12:05 - The number of juvenile inmates in the Marion County Jail usually hovers around 40, but the command staff of the Jail understands that this population of inmates are still developing mentally and still need the care and attention of adults. Jail Commander James Martin and Major Tanesha Crear ordered a special lunch of cheeseburgers and chips in early 2016, and sat down with the juveniles to listen to what they have to say, and to also inform them of some upcoming programs based on good behavior. This photo of Major Tanesha Crear laughing with these young inmates really captures the heart of our Sheriff's Deputies in the Jail Division.
Credit: Katie Carlson, Marion County Sheriff's OfficeJanuary 31, 2012 - 21:57 - Sheriff B.J. Roberts visited the Young Gentleman's Club of Booker Elementary School made up of 4th and 5th graders. Sheriff Roberts delivered a message on the workings of city and state government to the curious young men. Sheriff fielded questions for more than 30 minutes.
Credit: Lt. Alonzo Cherry, Hampton Sheriff's OfficeJune 8, 2016 - 06:12 - In January of 2014, much of the midwest was hit with up to 2 feet of snow and ice, causing many residents in Marion County to be trapped in their homes with no heat. The Marion County Sheriff's Office worked closely with the National Guard to rescue Marion County residents and take them to temporary shelters.
Credit: Katie Carlson, Marion County Sheriff's OfficeOctober 21, 2015 - 11:10 - The Pit is home to dozens of people who are homeless, most of whom struggle with addiction, mental illness or both. The grounds are littered with tents, garbage, stolen property, used hypodermic needles, and makeshift shelters. Every community has at least one place like The Pit. Snohomish County has dozens. After years of data and seeing the same faces over and over again, Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary (along with dozens of other chiefs and sheriffs across the country) could see that the approach was not working. The county still had homeless people and mental illness in this population continued to go untreated. Problems related to drug or alcohol addiction not only continued, but were rising. The people sent to jail for trespass would come back out in two to three days and go right back to living on the street. As a result, Office of Neighborhoods deputies are charged with reaching out and trying to connect each person with service they need. Within the first month of the unit being fully staffed, they made over 200 individual contacts in the field. The hope in Snohomish County is that the new approach by Office of Neighborhoods stops funneling vulnerable populations into jail and instead into the services they need. 
Credit: Shari Ireton, Snohomish County Sheriff's Office
May 5, 2016 - 09:39 - Camden County Mock Wreck to raise awareness of drinking and driving.
Credit: Tiffany Mentzer, Camden County Sheriff's OfficeMay 4, 2016 - 22:41 - Camden County's multi-agency checkpoint.
Credit: Tiffany Mentzer, Camden County Sheriff's OfficeAugust 31, 2015 - 10:43 - Deputy Lamond James on a routine traffic stop.
Credit: Tiffany Mentzer, Camden County Sheriff's OfficeAugust 27, 2015 - 11:03 - Camden County Hands Across the Border Checkpoint.
Credit: Tiffany Mentzer, Camden County Sheriff's OfficeAugust 14, 2013 - 15:11 - Sheriff deputies volunteer there morning to assist youngsters with back to school shopping at Target. The YMCA sponsors the program and Deputies mentor children on making good choices during a morning of shopping and games. 
Credit: Lt. Alonzo Cherry, Hampton Sheriff's OfficeMarch 31, 2016 - 07:04 - Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell addressing Transportation Bureau deputies, Men's Central Jail. March 31, 2016.
Credit: Jaime A. Lopez, County of Los Angeles Sheriff's DepartmentJuly 24, 2015 - 08:56 - Cpl Michael Swords visiting and showing off is patrol car to a group of kids from St. Jules Elementary
Credit: Traci Landry, St. Mary Parish Sheriff's OfficeJune 1, 2016 - 12:19 - pictured is Cibola County Regional Tony Mace & NSA President Danny Glick. at the 2016 Western states sheriffs Association conference in Reno Nevada.. wearing purple supporting the man up crusade to raise awareness against domestic violence. 
Credit: cibola county sheriffs office