THE PIKE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE HAS BEEN INVITED TO A SAFETY AWARENESS DAY AT THE J C PENNEY PARKING LOT ON JULY 29, 2017. DEP DEMOLL WILL BE PRESENT WITH HER PARTNER HERCULES FOR DEMONSTRATIONS. ALSO THE PCSO WILL OFFER SAFETY AWARENESS ON CHILD SEATS AND BICYCLES. ALSO ATTENDING THE SAFETY AWARENESS DAY IS THE MCCOMB POLICE DEPARTMENT, THE MCCOMB FIRE DEPARTMENT AND AAA FIRST RESPONDERS. HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL THERE!
McCOMB ANIMAL HOSPITAL IS SUPPORTING THE PIKE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE K-9 UNIT BY OFFERING PAW PRINTS FOR A DONATION OF $1 OR MORE. ALL DONATIONS GO DIRECTLY TO THE PCSO K-9 UNIT.
SHERIFF COTTON, HIS STAFF, AND MAGNOLIA CHIEF HAVE A MEET AND GREET WITH SOUTH PIKE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.
SHERIFF COTTONS EMPHASIS ON TEEN DRINKING, TEXTING, AND DRUG USE
Sheriff Cotton is seeking to bring emphasis on teen drinking and driving and teen drug use. Pike county is in the top five counties in Mississippi with the highest fatality rate for teen drunk driving. Sheriff Cotton is launching a drive that will educate and mentor 10-12 graders at all area high schools on the dangers and consequences of driving while intoxicated. Sheriff Cottons drive at the high schools involved hands on training with the state Youth Highway Safety person, Tawni Basten, local high school guidance counselors, and Pike County Sheriff Office Resource Officer Shanks. Sheriff Cotton welcomes any organization that wishes to educate teens on these dangers.