Child Safety Seat Installation
If you are a new parent, grandparent, or caregiver, and are seeking assistance with proper placement and installation of a child safety seat within your vehicle, the Warren Co. Sheriff's Office has deputies that have been trained and certified in the proper installation of child safety seats and would be glad to help. If you would like assistance in installing a child seat, or if you would like for one of our certified child safety seat technician deputies to inspect your child safety seat, please contact our office Monday through Friday from 8:00am until 4:00pm.
You can also visit the Virginia Dept. of Health website for additional safety seat installation information. This site offers videos providing instruction for installing infant only rear-facing safety seats, convertible rear-facing seats, forward facing safety seats, and belt positioning booster seats.
Last Updated (Monday, 21 September 2009 10:18)
State Accredited Law Enforcement Agency
The Warren County Sheriff's Office became state accredited on July 19, 2007. Accredited law enforcement agencies must meet or exceed a rigorous set of standards set forth by the Commonwealth of Virginia and earn accreditation from the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission, or VLEPSC.
This accreditation confirms that the law-abiding citizens of and visitors to the County may have confidence that their law enforcement agency is among the finest in America.
The Virginia Sheriff's Association and the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police make up the VLEPSC Executive board, members consisting of active Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police established 187 professional standards and administer the accreditation process by which Virginia agencies can be systematically measured, evaluated, and updated. The program is independent of state government, however, the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services manages day-to-day operations for the Commission.
Thanks and congratulations are in order to every deputy, staff member and volunteer who helps to make the Warren County Sheriff's Office one of the finest law enforcement agencies in America.
Last Updated (Friday, 25 September 2009 14:05)
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office first presented D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) instruction to Warren County public school students in 1987.
D.A.R.E. provides training for local police officers instructing students in school classrooms with a series of drug and violence prevention lessons. These lessons are designed for grades K –12. Currently in the United States and around the world over 50,000 trained deputy sheriffs, town and city police officers, state police officers, military police officers, and defense department police are serving as D.A.R.E. Officers.
The D.A.R.E. curriculum at the fifth grade level includes nine lessons based on substance abuse prevention education, learning the skills needed to recognize and resist the subtle and overt pressures that may cause young people to experiment with drugs, gang, and violent activities. Students are taught positive decision making techniques which result in good and healthy outcomes.
D.A.R.E. instruction is presented to approximately 460 fifth grade students within the
Visitation lessons are also provided to 1st thru 4th grade students. These lessons are based on three visitations to each grade group, with curriculum based on bicycle and traffic safety, tobacco abuse and prevention, and safety rules for dealing with strangers. Visitation lessons are provided to all five elementary schools. Over 2,000 public elementary school students receive these lessons each year.
The Middle School D.A.R.E. curriculum along with Class Action and Gang Awareness and Prevention classes is presented to approximately 400 7th grade students annually. These classes are based on a combination of lessons and subjects with topics ranging from marijuana education and prevention, gang awareness and resistance, inhalant abuse and dangers, and juvenile law information. Further information on the Warren County Sheriff’s D.A.R.E. Program may be obtained by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1-540-635-0399. Further information on the D.A.R.E. program can also be found on D.A.R.E. America’s website, www.dare.org.
Last Updated (Tuesday, 22 September 2009 08:33)
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