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Youth Issues Tackled In "Major Problems For Minor People"

Youth issues ranging from social media to suicide will be discussed at "Major Problems For Minor People," Tuesday, May 13 at the Smullin Center, starting at 6 p.m. The Jackson County Sheriff's Department hosts the event, teaming with other agency partners to discuss an array of topics that affect children and teens in Southern Oregon. Resources will be made available for struggling families.Read More »

Security Technology Set Up At Shady Cove School

With money from drug seizures, the Jackson County Sheriff's Department has purchased a security system they say will give classrooms direct access to a school's main office and first responders in the event of an emergency. Precision Electric and Adroit Construction donated man hours to install the NEXAR SOS system, developed by Future Concepts of California.Read More »
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Sheriff's Office Offering Safe Boating Tips

As sure as there is warmer weather around the corner, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Marine Division is reminding to use safe practices out on the water. First, they urge always wearing a personal flotation device (PFD). There must be at least one properly fitting, U.S. Coast Guard-approved PFD for each person onboard a boat or raft.Read More »

Deputy Arrests Intoxicated Man Whose Young Daughter Had Eaten Meth

Anonymous callers reported a man acting suspiciously Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Burger King located on Valley View Road in Ashland. A Jackson County Sheriff's deputy was dispatched to the scene to investigate. The man left in a Chrysler PT Cruiser before the deputy arrived.Read More »

Third Suspect In Eagle Point Burglaries Case Apprehended

A third suspect in a burglary case has been taken in by Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies. When questioned, 26-year old Micah James Farley confessed to participating in four burglaries in the Dry Creek and Yankee Creek road area in Eagle Point. Larry Freeman and Gina Keeler of Medford were arrested last week in connection with the crimes.Read More »

DNA Helps Solve Eagle Point Burglary

Thanks to DNA found on the mouth of an orange juice carton, the Jackson County Sheriff’s office was able to solve an October 29, 2012 burglary in the 11-thousand block of Agate Road in Eagle Point. During the course of the break-in, jewelry, a flat screen TV, and $10,000 worth of silver ingots were stolen, along with collectible coins from a heavy home safe.Read More »

Jackson County Sheriff Winters Warns of Layoffs

Amid contract talks, Jackson County has given 66 law enforcement workers notice they'll lose their jobs in four weeks. Sheriff Mike Winters tells the Medford Mail Tribune some of those layoff notices could be rescinded if the county and the Sheriff's Employees Association agree on a contract. Winters says the cuts he foresees would eliminate around-the-clock patrols, and they woRead More »

Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies Patrol Jurisdictional Schools

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is sending patrol deputies to all county jurisdictional schools. A press release issued by the County Sheriff's Department says "deputies will address safety issues and provide answer to any questions administrators, staff or students." They add that on a periodic basis, the Sheriff's department patrols these same schools.Read More »

Jackson County Sheriff's Department Gives Saturation Patrol Results

13 motorists were arrested for drunk driving during the Thanksgiving holiday according to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s deputies joined with the Oregon State Police and city police departments around southern Oregon in saturation patrols. A number of other arrests were made and citations issued for other violations.Read More »

Jackson County Sheriff's Department Joining Facebook and Twitter

By Jim McCoy Tue 13th November Jackson County Sheriff's departmentsocial
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department has joined Facebook and Twitter. The Facebook page will have information on press releases, department events, programs and services.Read More »

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