Scouting Day 2014 at Patrol Station in Arden Hills - Saturday, February 22
Scouting Day is a special event where Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Cub Scouts learn about the work performed by public safety agencies in Ramsey County. The event includes tours of the Sheriff’s Patrol Station, education activities, and demonstrations. Youth and families can interact with deputies, officers, and volunteers from Crime Prevention, DARE, K-9 Unit, S.W.A.T. Team, Water Patrol, Dive Team, Community Support Services, Lake Johanna Fire Department, Army National Guard, and more.
Scouting Day 2014 will be held on Saturday, February 22, from 9:00 am to 12:00 Noon at the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Station, 1411 Paul Kirkwold Drive, Arden Hills, Minnesota 55112. Scout troop leaders are encouraged to sign up by Friday, February 14, 2014.
More Information: Scouting Day webpage or News Release (pdf)
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training to be held starting in April
During disasters communities may not have immediate access to emergency services because of the size of the area affected, lost communications, or unusable roads. CERT trained citizens can help their neighbors and neighborhood in these times of need. The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office and emergency professionals will be training members of neighborhoods, community organizations, and businesses in disaster preparedness and basic response skills through the CERT Program starting in April.
CERT basic training is nine weeks in length beginning Wednesday, April 9, 2014 and continues each Wednesday through June 4, 2014. The deadline for submitting completed applications is Friday, February 21, 2014.
More information: CERT webpage or News Release (pdf)
Sheriff’s 2013 Year At a Glance Report Published
The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office has published its 2013 Year At a Glance (pdf) report. This report briefly explains the major accomplishments the Sheriff’s Office has achieved with the leadership of Sheriff Matt Bostrom during the last year. This report evaluates each accomplishment based upon statutory responsibilities and the department’s values.
View: 2013 Year At a Glance (pdf) | First Two Years (2011-2012) at a Glance (pdf)
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