Law Enforcement Train in Traffic Stops

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training is working with a wide variety of agencies from all over, trying to make traffic stops safer for police in a three day workshop in Southern Oregon. When police pull someone over, that person may be cooperative, in a medical crisis, or … Continue reading »

Missing Children Forum Held in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Wednesday night marked the first night of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office informational series. Wednesday’s event focused on Southern Oregon’s amber alert program and the largest child abduction response team in the nation. Wednesday’s event was called “A Child Goes Missing: The Community’s Response To Our Biggest Fear.” Participants talked about child abduction efforts in … Continue reading »

Fire Update for Saturday, August 2, 2014

Oregon Department of Forestry has a community meeting is scheduled for tonight at Green Springs Fire Station at 7 p.m., on the corner of Hyatt Lake Road and Highway 66. The Beaver Complex consists of two fires: Salt Creek and Oregon Gulch Fires. Here are the latest fire statistics from the Oregon Department of Forestry: … Continue reading »

Sergi Fired from Sheriff’s Office

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Jackson County sheriff’s lieutenant who challenged Sheriff Mike Winters in the May primary election has been fired. Bob Sergi was let go on Monday, and the sheriff’s office confirmed he is no longer employed there. Sergi believes the firing is fallout from his attempt to run for sheriff, and said he … Continue reading »

Ruch Woman Still Missing, One Year Later

RUCH, Ore. — Tomorrow will be one year to the day when a Ruch woman disappeared, and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says the search still continues. Stephanie Warner was last seen around 5 p.m. on July 4th of last year. Sheriff’s officials say they have been collecting evidence since the missing persons report was filed … Continue reading »

Missing Teenager Found Safe

[UPDATE: 8:30 AM] — Jackson County Sheriff reported around 12:00 a.m. Friday, Smith was located. He was returned home and is uninjured. EAGLE POINT, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s office and Eagle Point Police Department is asking the public’s help to locate a missing teenager. Nicholas Ray Smith, 18, of Eagle Point was last seen in … Continue reading »

Three Suspects Caught After Car Chase

EAGLE POINT, Ore. –  A high speed car chase between White City and Eagle Point ended with three suspects running from a crashed stolen car on Tuesday evening. Several agencies including Central Point Police, Eagle Point Police, Jackson County Sheriffs Department, and Oregon State Police responded and the suspects did not get far before law enforcement … Continue reading »

Neighbors Find Young Injured Horse

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Neighbors on a rural Central Point street are upset and confused after finding a young horse outside one of their homes Wednesday Morning. The horse that they called “Lacey” had a bad leg injury when they found her, and those neighbors called the Jackson County Sheriffs Department and the Res-Q Ranch … Continue reading »

Local Deputy Recognized by the State

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputy is getting state recognition. Sheriff Deputy Scott Waldon was formally recognized at this year’s DUII Impaired Driving Training Conference. He is one of two officers honored for his work in drug and alcohol recognition in the area. Officials say he received the honor for his work … Continue reading »

Jackson County Sheriff Holds Scam Forum

MEDFORD, Ore. — Tonight scam artists and their manipulative ways were exposed at a community workshop. Several people attended the educational forum hosted by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. Speakers covered which scams are most prevalent and told people how to check to see if their private information can be accessed online by a scam … Continue reading »

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