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Camp Show & Tell

Camp Show and Tell application window is now open. The application window will close on Monday, June 3, 2019. This camp hosted by Sheriff Derrick Cunningham and the staff of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office will be held July 29th - August 2nd. During this camp, youth explore and enjoy a week of outdoor fun and recreation. This mentoring-based camp also offers workshops addressing bullying, and the effects of bullying behaviors, gun violence/ substance abuse awareness and prevention and environmental safety and education. This free camp fills up fast, applications are processed on a first come, first serve basis to 100 boys and girls ages 9-11 and living in Montgomery County. Applications can be picked up at the Administrative Office of the Sheriff, 100 South Lawrence Street, 2nd floor, Monday- Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m. For additional information on picking up an application packet, please call, 832-1339. Applications can be completed in person and returned with all mandatory forms attached, incomplete applications will not be processed!

Easter Bunny Visits Local Sick Children

Sheriff Cunningham, the Easter Bunny as well as Sheriff’s Office Staff made their annual visit to local hospitals and the Montgomery Children’s Specialty Center to visit local sick children. Sheriff Cunningham wanted all children to know they were are thought of and not forgotten on Easter…”many aren’t able to be home with family on holidays and we want those to know we care about them as well”—Sheriff Cunningham.

Youth Fishing Rodeo

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, Sheriff Derrick Cunningham and the staff of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will host their annual Youth Fishing Rodeo from 6:00 a.m.-12:00 noon. The event will be held at the Montgomery County ponds, Highway 231 South across from the Sweet Creek Farmer’s Market. Montgomery County youth accompanied by an adult are invited to grab their rods, reels and bait and come out and join the fun and outdoor recreation with Sheriff Cunningham and Staff! This event is held annual and is a great learning experience for our youth so please plan on attending!

Thank you to those that came out for our annual Easter Egg Hunt & Deputy Dave Day!

If you weren’t able to join us, please make plans to attend next year. They’re both great events for our youth to “meet and greet” with Sheriff Cunningham and Staff! There’s always lots of fun to be had by all!!

Firearms Familiarization Course

Register NOW for any of our 2019 Firearms Familiarization Courses!

June 8 July 13 August 10 September 7 October 12

We know that learning how to protect yourself is very important in today’s world. The class is held at our Sheriff D.T. Marshall Firearms Training Center and is FREE to Montgomery County residents! The morning session is classroom instruction on firearm safety and firearm laws. The afternoon session allows citizens to practice shooting on our Firing Range for the remainder of the class (if you would like). All classes are under the instruction of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Range Master.

Course Requirements:

• Montgomery County Citizen

• Obtain a Montgomery County Pistol Permit (prior to the course date)

• Complete an Application for the Course

Pistol Permit Questions? 334.832.1335 or 334.832.1337

Course Questions or to Obtain an Application?

Lisa Crenshaw@mc-ala.org 334.832.1339

Your safety is our primary concern; therefore, we ask that you do not bring children to this class.

Sheriff’s Office APP

If you haven’t already heard, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has a phone app called “Montgomery County AL Sheriff” that can be accessed through your phone’s app store. Once you have added this app to your phone, you can easily set your phone up to receive important push notifications. Push notifications are quick, important messages that can notify you of road closure(s), blocked road(s), anything

pertinent to your travel, escapee, etc. While our app can help you with many things including checking to see if someone is in the county jail, it is most helpful to receive push notifications. After you have downloaded the app, go through the following steps to make sure your phone is set up to receive the push notifications:

• Go to your phone's setting icon

• Scroll down and click “Applications”

• Scroll down to “MCSO” or "Montgomery county sheriff'

OR

• Click “Application Manager”, if it doesn't take you directly to the location

• Click “Notifications”

• Turn on “Allow Notifications” and “Previews in pop-ups”

You should be all set to receive the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office push notifications!

 

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