Lane Co. Sheriff's Office, News

Homegrown: Sheriff’s Office launches young cadet program

With a “grow your own” mentality, Lane County Sheriff’s Office last week launched a new mentorship program for 18- to 21-years-olds to cultivate passionate deputies from the roots up.
“That’s the philosophy — to grow our own from the inside,” said LCSO Creswell Sergeant Scott Denham, who is coordinating the program with a team of advisors.
Cadets will serve at least 16 hours per month alongside deputies and undergo a variety of training, including law-enforcement tactics, legal issues, use of force, corrections and patrol operations, said LCSO Sheriff Cliff Harrold.
Harrold said they want the program . . .

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