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Lake County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Peyton C. Grinnell

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OVERVIEW:
The Community Engagement Unit is an integral part of the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Their mission is to heighten security and safety awareness through education and community involvement.

CURRENT PROGRAMS:
Currently operating programs include:
  • 911 Cellular Telephone Program: cellular phones are issued to qualifying victims of domestic violence
  • Bloodhound scent kit: In the event that a loved one with a cognitive disorder, a young child or any other resident who may be prone to wandering is found to be missing, Scent Kits can save a life.
  • Citizens On Patrol: (C.O.P.) Citizens On Patrol. Volunteers, serving, assisting patrol division and Marine Patrol Division
  • Electronic Engraving: Engrave your valuables with your Florida driver's license number to deter burglars and also prove ownership should the article be stolen and recovered by law enforcement.
  • Explorer Post 60: a youth division of the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This program is sanctioned and chartered by Learning for Life.
  • Home and Business Security: teaching citizens how to safeguard their homes and business property.
  • Lockbox Program: Intended to provide Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) access to your residence in the event of an emergency where you are unable to open the door.
  • Neighborhood Watch: Neighborhood Crime Watch
  • SafetyNet: A commercial product designed to locate victim's of Alzheimer's Disease who wander
  • Safety: includes bike safety, boating safety, hurricane preparedness, personal safety for children and adults, and various other topics on safety
  • Senior Watch: a program where seniors, who live alone and do not have someone who checks on them, are contacted daily to ensure their well-being. Emergency assistance may be dispatched if necessary.
  • Sheriff's Citizen Academy: A 13-week program to build a better understanding between citizens and the law enforcement community through education.
  • Vial-of-Life: Designed for seniors and individuals with a medical condition to provide pertinent medical information to responding emergency personnel
  • Volunteer Program: Click here to find out more about our volunteer program.




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