Frequently Asked Questions
The mission of the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office Foundation is to support the Sheriff’s Office, its Community Policing efforts and the Volunteers In Partnership Program by raising community awareness. We serve as a nonprofit organization engaging in fundraising activities intended to help provide programs, equipment, and training that enhance the ability of the Sheriff’s Office to better serve the community..
WHAT IS NEEDED?
The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office runs on a bare-bones budget and still has been able to reduce crime. Federal money is less available and the tax base is declining. With much of the annual budget needed for personnel, there is little left to pay for community programs, new technology, and improved training to help keep both you and our deputies safe. The Foundation provides a way to provide for additional funds in order to meet such important needs.
This is a partnership between law enforcement and the community. Every individual, business and organization within San Juan County can play a vital role in making our county a safer place to live, work and visit.
HOW IS THE FOUNDATION FUNDED?
Absolutely none of the funds collected nor disbursed by the Foundation come from the Sheriff’s Office or taxpayers. The Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization holds several annual fundraising events and community donations help to fund our foundation.
CONTACTSan Juan County Sheriff’s Office Foundation, Inc. 211 South Oliver Aztec, NM 87410 505-334-6108