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Thank you for visiting SJCSO Foundation’s press room. Read about some of our latest news in the articles and press releases posted below. If you are a member of the press, please know that you play an important role in helping us partner with law enforcement and the community. Contact us anytime; we are happy to provide further information or answer any questions you may have.


DatePress Release/ArticlePublication & AuthorDescription
01/18/2012Volunteers helping victims and fighting crimeLeigh Irvin lirvin, Farmington Daily TimesThe San Juan County Sheriff's Office is seeking volunteers to serve critical roles as victim advocates and high-profile case monitors.
Volunteers in the Victim Services Program will serve as allies to crime victims as they navigate through the court system.
09/02/2011Sheriff looks to community policing to enhance law enforcementDebra Mayeux, Tri-City Tribune When Ken Christesen ran for the office of San Juan County Sheriff, he promised to create partnerships between his office and the community it serves.

Less than one year later, 17 programs have been developed as part of the Volunteer’s in Partnership Program, allowing for community policing within the sheriff’s office.
12/17/2011Local law enforcement shops with 75 childrenKurt Madar, Farmington Daily TimesThis year's shop with cops was organized by the new Sheriff's Office Foundation and funded by donations from individuals and businesses across the community.

Shop with cops started in 2002, but this is the first year the foundation has taken part. Despite beginning its fundraising efforts only two months ago, it managed to raise $8,000.

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