The Community Services 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.
Currently operating programs in Community Services include:
- 911 Cellular Telephone
Program: cellular phones are issued to qualifying victims of domestic
- Citizens On Patrol: (C.O.P.) Citizens On Patrol. Volunteers, serving, assisting patrol division and Marine Patrol Division
- 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.