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Sheriff's Office hopes traffic grant will decrease car fatalities - Texas TV Station

Posted on November 28, 2018

The Burke County Sheriff's Office is cracking down on speeding. Thanks to the Governor's Office of Highway Safety, it will be getting more resources. This is the 4th traffic safety grant awarded to the Sheriff's Office since the Sheriff Alfonzo Williams took over last year.  "It's just really not worth it. Slow down, stop tailgating, put the phone down and for God sake's there's no excuse for driving drunk nowadays," says Chief Deputy Lewis Blanchard.

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BCSO recommends system to keep track of valuables

Posted on November 28, 2018

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging all residents to use a free online system that will help keep track of valuable and invaluable personal property. ReportIt is a free, secure online service allowing citizens to record serial numbers and upload images for guns, phones, electronics, and other valuables. Should those items ever be stolen, the BCSO says having the information will go a long way in accurately and quickly identifying your property. Citizens can access the site at reportit. leadsonline.com.

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Sheriff’s office receives state and federal grants

Posted on November 28, 2018

t its Nov. 13th meeting the Burke County Commission accepted new grants on behalf of the sheriff’s office totaling $247,190.92 for 2019. The grant funding will provide for assistance with salaries, vehicles, maintenance and other related needs of the sheriff ’s office thanks to the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety and the Waynesboro Housing Authority.

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