Friday, May 3, 2013
School, court, community program aims to prevent violence.
What can they say? It's a "GREAT" program. And, Montgomery County's Sheriff Eileen Whalon Behr hopes it can continue. "The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department seeks to expand the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program through the county’s public schools, court system and community events," said Behr in a recent release. "The violence prevention program aims to prevent bullying, youth crime, violence, drug use, and gang involvement." Behr says the program is designed to be preventative. “The program is specifically designed to avoid future problems and provides positive interaction with our deputy sheriffs,” said Behr. Behr said that the program "strives to immunize youth against delinquency, youth violence and gang…
Monday, January 28, 2013
The following suspects are wanted by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office for warrants in child support cases.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, January 28
Do any of these faces look familiar to you? If so, you could assist the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. These 11 suspects are wanted on warrants extending from child support cases. They each are named (see the photo caption) along with their date of birth, last known town of address and amount owed in back support. Those with information on these wanted individuals can submit an E-TIP (by clicking on the blue link) or call the Warrants Unit at 610-278-3340. Far more than just 11 are wanted in the county for similar warrants. The full list of those with outstanding domestic relations bench warrants can be found on the sheriff's office website here. You can also view the county's most wanted criminal warrants by clicking here. If you …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The "Aggressive Enforcement Unit" is a new partnership between police, county sheriff and detective departments, state troopers and the narcotics enforcement team.
Norristown Patch readers this past weekend reported seeing increased police presence and even noting the participation of Pennsylvania State Troopers and what appear to be undercover units in a number of recent police responses in Norristown. According to Norristown Police Chief Russell Bono, the show of force is all part of a new effort he has been working on with other county and state authorities. "[We] call it the 'Aggressive Enforcement Unit,'" said Chief Bono. Bono noted that the task force is made possible with "tremendous cooperation" from Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman, Montgomery County Sheriff Eileen Whalon Behr, the Montgomery County Detectives Unit, The Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET), Pennsylvania State …