Hemi is an 18-month-old, male Mastiff mix, Mastiffs are gentle giants known for their affection and for being kid friendly. Titan is a 10-month-old Labrador/Shepherd mix, Titan likes other dogs and children. Both Hemi and Titan were surrendered to the Animal Rescue League and are now is looking for their “FUREVER” homes. The canine cadets that are part of the PAWS vocational program can be adopted through the Animal Rescue League of El Paso.
Lucky is a 9-month-old, male, Sheppard mix and he is eager to find his “furever” home. He loves other dogs and is a sucker for children, and he will never say “NO” to a good belly rub. He is quiet and gentle but good with other dogs and children. His demeanor makes him a perfect fit for an active and loving home. Lucky also makes an excellent candidate as a potential service animal.
Paws also welcomed a new canine cadet to the program. Canine Cadet Gus is an 11-month old German Shepherd. The canine cadets that are part of the PAWS vocational program can be adopted through the Animal Rescue League of El Paso.
The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 2005 is preparing for national competition and are currently training on Emergency First Aid. Explorers are learning CPR and what to do if presented with a medical emergency. The training will allow for the Sheriff’s Office Explorers to successfully handle various situations safely and professionally. The training will also provide the Explorers with principals and skills that can be used in various law enforcement situations.
Kids are fingerprinted on a child I.D. card so parents have a record of their child’s fingerprint if it is ever needed for identification. Parents can add information and photos of the child as well as collect child’s DNA. These kits are available for free to the public and can be requested from any member of the Community Service Section. The kits are also available at different presentations and Sheriff’s Office events.
El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is launching “Operation M.O.V.E, (Move Over Vehicle Enforcement),” an initiative to raise awareness to the citizens of the El Paso county that drivers must yield to law enforcement, fire, and emergency vehicles.