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Operation Safe Streets
Gun Crime = Hard Time.
The local business community joins fight to reduce murder rate as Chamber pledges $200,000 toward JSO's Operation Safe Streets.
Operation Safe Streets Public Awareness Campaign
As part of our Operation Safe Streets murder and gun violence reduction campaign, a media campaign is being launched for the Gun Bounty program promoting the SEE IT, SAY IT, STOP IT message.
Brochures and Pamphlets
Project Safe Students in Schools is an early intervention program and partnership between Duval County Public Schools and the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has partnered with CHARACTER COUNTS! in Jacksonville to present the first monthly Six Pillars of Character Award at the March Meritorious Awards Ceremony. The award is for any JSO employee who demonstrates one of the Six Pillars of Character; trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship. Nominations are open to the public.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, in partnership with the Florida Sheriff's Association, encourages teenagers to take the 'Teen Driver Challenge.' The Teen Challenge is a two-day driver's education course proven to help reduce traffic crashes. Licensed teen drivers ages 16-19 are eligible to participate in the classes.
Learn more about the Teen Driver Challenge classes
Photo Caption: Governor Jeb Bush signs legislation on June 23, 2004, to stop the revolving door and make intervention and treatment a possibility as Sheriff Rutherford looks on.
Operation Showdown is an on-going law enforcement program was implemented in two areas of Jacksonville with a taskforce of hand-picked patrol officers in 2004. The initiative addressed drug trafficking activities as well as low-level criminal activities such as trespassing, loitering, and the presence of suspicious persons. Operation Showdown uses the basic premise of the 'Broken Window' theory, which states that allowing such activities to continue increases the potential that higher-level crimes will soon occur.
This presentation portrays what has occurred in the Showdown locations since the inception of the Sheriff Rutherford's Operation Showdown. Using maps that show a concentration of activity, the presentation describes how the locations were chosen and what has happened in these two locations since January 2004. The presentation also demonstrates an initiative in Zone 2 (Arlington) that was started which closely follows the tenets of Operation Showdown.
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Anti-Litter Initiative (PowerPoint Presentation)
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