Sheriff’s Office Dispatchers by Sheriff Ian Parkinson In our line of work, we often hear about those heroes who go above and beyond during a traumatic major incident. But in this column, I want to highlight those unsung heroes, who go above and beyond on a daily basis. Of course, I’m talking about the dedicated…
The story of Crime Stoppers started on September 8, 1976, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, after a 20-year-old college student, working a morning shift at a gas station, was shot, and killed during a robbery.
The SLO County Sheriff’s Rodeo was created to promote community togetherness, law enforcement and the western way of life. Sheriff Parkinson and everyone involved wanted to create a family-friendly event that’s economical to attend.
The Sheriff’s Search and Rescue units have been assisting the Sheriff’s Office for decades in various roles. One of those roles was to assist California State Parks during Holiday Weeks ends with medical assistance and general visibility for the public. During Memorial Day weekend of 2009 we lost one of our members to a very tragic accident on one of our 4-wheel quad vehicles as he was responding to a medical aid call.