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HELP SUPPORT OUR K-9 UNIT
If you would like to donate to the K-9 Unit, you can mail or drop off your donation at the Vernon County Sheriff's Office. Checks should be made out to the Vernon County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit.
WHY IMPLEMENT A K-9 PROGRAM
The K-9's extraordinary ability in smell, agility, courage, and determination are recognized both nationally and internationally.
The Sheriff's dog would be cross-trained in the ability to:
• Track to find lost children and missing adults due to medical issues.
• Perform public relations between the police and the community.
• Provide appearances and demonstrations at various community functions.
• Be a highly visible deterrent to criminal activity.
• Track and apprehend criminals for the prosecution of their crimes.
• Locate illegal drugs.
• Reduce the hours needed to search buildings, locate illegal drugs, and find people in distress.
LETTER FROM SHERIFF SPEARS
It is with great enthusiasm that I ask for your support of the Vernon County K-9 Unit Program. The benefits of a local K-9 unit to our community vary from searching for missing persons to searching for drugs, as well as public relations, arrests, officer safety and protection, and educating our children. As Sheriff, it is my hope that with your help, the community can provide support from local citizens and businesses with monetary donations for maintenance and annual costs for the K-9 unit.
I would ask that each of you join me in taking the lead on this very important cause and make a donation or offer support to keep Vernon County a safe place to live, grow, and visit.
John B. Spears, Sheriff