Our Commitment to Addressing Systemic Racism Our Commitment to Addressing Systemic Racism

On April 20, 2021, former police officer Derrek Chauvin, was held accountable for the murder of George Floyd.  And, at the same time, our community is reeling from the killings of more Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and the continued acts of violence across our nation. The verdict in the Chauvin trial does […]

Anything But Routine Anything But Routine

Law enforcement’s response to domestic violence should be more than an incident report By Sheriff James Stuart If citizens are asked what the most dangerous call is for our deputies respond to, they might guess a domestic. They’re right! The Department of Justice’s Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Office found that “Police officers are more likely […]

Us, Everyone Us, Everyone

Sexual assault and harassment are not the only silent epidemics for women. By Mandy Meisner Blogger | Public Relations | Community Investor | Alexandra House Volunteer I thought carefully about posting #MeToo on my social media sites. Like most of the nation, I watched it dominate my feeds, sometimes with a deeply personal story, sometimes […]