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House Bill 1

By   /  March 7, 2013  /  Kevin Sproul  /   Comments

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Tweet As your Sheriff, I must pay attention to legislation being proposed in Atlanta to see the impact that it may have on the safety and well being of our citizens here in Dougherty County. The media does a great job of spotting bills that may spark controversy and bringing them to the public’s attention. [...]

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The Sheriff Speaks: Helpful tips from Dougherty County Sheriff Kevin Sproul

By   /  October 25, 2012  /  Kevin Sproul  /   Comments

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Tweet The holiday season is upon us. Unfortunately, many holiday shoppers may fall prey to unscrupulous criminals who hang out in mall and shopping center parking lots, doing their “shopping” from the packages placed in parked vehicles.  Some foresight and planning can reduce the chances of becoming a victim during a season that should be [...]

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More Advice for Freshmen

By   /  June 8, 2012  /  Kevin Sproul, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     Last year around this time, I wrote an article entitled “Advice for Freshmen,” in which I tried to give those students going off to their first year of college some practical advice. Since that time, I have had several people contact me requesting copies of that article. Now, with a new group [...]

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New License Plates

By   /  May 4, 2012  /  Kevin Sproul, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     As the Sheriff of Dougherty County, and as a 30-year veteran of law enforcement, I feel a certain anxiety every time I see a law enforcement officer conducting a traffic stop.   I know that citizens often ask why we in law enforcement spend so much time catching speeders rather than chasing the [...]

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Helpful tips from Dougherty County Sheriff Kevin Sproul

By   /  January 30, 2012  /  Kevin Sproul, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Kevin Sproul has been with the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office since 1982 and has served as sheriff since 2008.   TASERs   As the Sheriff of Dougherty County I have the opportunity to speak to many civic groups and organizations throughout our community. During these times, I am often asked questions about the operation [...]

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The Sheriff Speaks

By   /  January 6, 2012  /  Kevin Sproul, News, Opinion  /   Comments

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Tweet Kevin Sproul has been with the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office since 1982 and has served as sheriff since 2008. Helpful tips from Dougherty County Sheriff Kevin Sproul   Looking Back on 2011   Happy New Year! Is it just me or do you find it hard to believe that 2011 has come and gone? [...]

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What Are You Thankful For?

By   /  December 2, 2011  /  Kevin Sproul  /  Comments Off

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Tweet By the time you read this article, you will probably have eaten too much during the Thanksgiving holiday and might still be eating left-over turkey sandwiches. As I took time to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with my family and relatives, we discussed what we were most grateful for. I do not know about you, [...]

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Building Unity In The Community BBQ

By   /  September 30, 2011  /  Kevin Sproul  /   Comments

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Tweet The old adage that “time flies by the older you get” seems to be true more and more.  Autumn is already upon us and 2011 is quickly coming to a close.  But before this year is completely over, the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office wants to thank you for your support by hosting our 2nd [...]

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Are You Courageous?

By   /  September 6, 2011  /  Kevin Sproul  /   Comments

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Tweet Are you a man of courage? Of course, most men would answer “yes” without any hesitation. On Sept. 30, the movie “Courageous” will premier in movie theaters across the United States. I am very excited about this movie, more so than any other, due to its content and message. Alex and Stephen Kendrick of [...]

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C.H.A.M.P.S. Summer Camp

By   /  April 13, 2011  /  Kevin Sproul  /   Comments

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Tweet Summer is only a couple of months away but the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention and Intervention Unit is already planning for our 2011 C.H.A.M.P.S. Summer Camp. The Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office has either hosted or co-hosted a summer camp for the past eleven years.

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