RELEASE: EPCSO WRAPS UP 2016 SUMMER YOUTH ACADEMY

RELEASE: EPCSO WRAPS UP 2016 SUMMER YOUTH ACADEMY

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX – Sheriff Richard Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office held its annual summer youth academy for local teens ages 13-18 with an interest in law enforcement July 5th – 8th, 2016.

The Sheriff’s Office Youth Academy introduced young men and women in our community to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in a positive and informative manner.

The academy consists of presentations, demonstrations, videos, and tours from the Sheriff’s Office:

· Juvenile Law/ CID

· Penal Code

· Region VIII Academy Facility Tour

· Firing Range

· Jail Annex Tour

· Special Traffic Investigation Section

· Crime Scene Investigators

· PAWs

· SWAT

· Crisis Negotiation Team

The Sheriff’s Office Youth Academy is open to teens ages 13-18, who are still attending high school. Our next youth academy is scheduled for the Summer of 2017, those interested in next year’s program can contact Public Information Officer; Leslie Antunez via email at lantunez@epcounty.com .

EPCSO Graduation – Basic County Corrections Class 16-1

EPCSO Graduation – Basic County Corrections Class 16-1

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, Texas - Sheriff Richard Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office hosted a graduation ceremony for the Basic County Corrections Academy 16-1 on Friday, July 8, 2016.

The following cadets were appointed as Detention Officers:

1. Jessica S. Avila

2. Octavio Calleros

3. Francesca M. Cortes

4. Samuel De La Riva

5. Cesario Elizaldi Jr.

6. Daniel A. Guerrero

7. Mercedes S. Jordan

8. Ryan S. Marin

9. Justin J. Martinez

10. Mathew G. McBain

11. Ivan Mota

12. Zoraida Rodriguez

13. Christina Rojo

14. Jomari Romero

15. Adrian Trujillo Jr.

16. Erick G. Vargas

Also during the ceremony, Floor Control Officers Javier E. Gonzalez and Jose J. Ortiz were honored on their recent promotions.

On behalf of Sheriff Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office; Congratulations to the class Basic County Corrections Class 16-1.

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RELEASE: EPCSO EXPLORER POST 2005 HEADED TO NATIONAL COMPETITION

RELEASE: EPCSO EXPLORER POST 2005 HEADED TO NATIONAL COMPETITION

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 2005 and Community Service Section will be participating in the 2016 National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference and Competition.

The Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post and Community Section have been preparing and training for the conference and competition over the last two years. The conference and competition will take place July 11th- 16th, 2016 at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona.

The week will provide Law Enforcement explorer post from across the nation with - team and individual competitions, seminars, demonstrations, exhibits, recreation and fun.

The competition focuses on law enforcement response in various categories: arrest and search, burglary in progress, crisis negotiation, officer down, emergency field first aid, traffic accident investigation, and traffic stops.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 2005 competes in national competition every two years.

Good Luck Explorers!

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EPCSO JAIL PASSES USMS DETENTION FACILITY INSPECTION

EPCSO JAIL PASSES USMS DETENTION FACILITY INSPECTION

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX – The United States Marshals Service (USMS) completed its annual inspection of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facilities.

The inspection conducted by the USMS enables the Districts and Prisoner Operations Division to identify problem areas early as well as identifying the various services each facility provides. 

The United States Marshals Service conducts annual inspections of all active Intergovernmental Agreement facilities that house federal inmates.  The inspection of both facilities verified that all facility equipment in inmate occupied areas is safe and operational.

Following this inspection, both facilities were found to be in compliance with the USMS Detention Facility Inspection standards.

“The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is committed to provide quality service in partnership with other members of the community.   Representatives of the United States Marshal’s Service conducted their yearly inspection of both Detention Facilities and found them to be in compliance with current industry standards regarding the safety and care of Federal Inmates.  We are proud of our excellent compliance history, which would not be possible without the hard work and dedication of the men and women of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Detention Bureau.” – Sheriff Richard Wiles

This is the second inspection that is conducted on the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facilities within the last 60 days. The previous inspection was conducted by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards in early May.

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EPCSO CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH EL PASO COUNTY CITIZENS

EPCSO CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH EL PASO COUNTY CITIZENS

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

Sheriff Richard D. Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office celebrated 4th of July with citizens of El Paso County. Sheriff Wiles the Sheriff’s Office Community Service Section and Explorer Post 2005 participated in three Independence Day parades around the County of El Paso. Happy Birthday, America. Sheriff Richard D. Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind everyone in the El Paso County to have a safe and fun 4th of July!

20th Annual West El Paso Rotary Independence Day Parade

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(photo courtesy of the Rotary Independence Day Parade - july4parade.com Facebook page.)

37th Annual El Paso Del Norte 4th of July Parade

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Anthony Texas 2016 4th of July Parade

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“MOST WANTED” for the week of July 1st, 2016.

“MOST WANTED” for the week of July 1st, 2016.

“MOST WANTED” for the week of July 1st, 2016.

The following individuals with outstanding warrants are wanted by El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, and featured through the Crime Stoppers of El Paso Most Wanted.

tips Text “EPCSO” plus your tip to “TIP411”(847411)

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EPCSO PAWS CANINE CADET PRINCESS

EPCSO PAWS CANINE CADET PRINCESS

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX –  The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Pets Advancing Wellness Success ( PAWS) welcomes a new canine cadet to the program.

Sheriff Richard Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Animal Rescue League of El Paso created the PAWS (Pets Advancing Wellness and Success) vocational program to assist inmates in attaining vocational training and to provide homeless pets an opportunity to be adopted.

Princess is a one-year-old female, St. Bernard. She loves attention from dog handlers and plays well with other dogs. Princess loves water and taking baths.

The canine cadets that are part of the PAWS vocational program can be adopted through the Animal Rescue League of El Paso.

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Crime Stoppers of El Paso 2016 Bowling Tournament

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EPCSO Graduation Announcement – Basic County Corrections Class 16-1

EPCSO Graduation Announcement – Basic County Corrections Class 16-1

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, Texas - Sheriff Richard D. Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office would like to cordially invite you to the upcoming Basic County Corrections Class 16-1 Graduation on Friday, July 8th, 2016.

This group of hard-working individuals will be honored for their many hours of study, preparation, and months of hard work to reach their goal of becoming Sheriff’s Office Detention Officers.

We would be honored with your presence to this celebration being held for these exceptional individuals. Graduation will be held at the El Paso Community College ASC – Auditorium at 1:30 p.m.

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RELEASE: EPCSO MISSING PERSON OROZCO ADRIAN

RELEASE: EPCSO MISSING PERSON OROZCO ADRIAN

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the assistance of the El Paso County community in locating the following missing person.

Adrian Orozco age 20, was last seen at this residence in San Elizario, Texas. Orozco is diagnosed with a mental disorder and has not been taking his medication.  Orozco has left his residence in the past but has returned to his residence within a couple of days or has been located in Fabens, TX by family members.

  Orozco has light skin complexion, acne marks on his facial area, approximately 5’6” tall, weighs approximately 160 lbs, black hair, and brown eyes.  Orozco was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, grey shorts and grey canvas tennis shoes with no laces.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Adrian Orozco is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 915-546-2280 or 9-1-1.

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RELEASE: WANTED SEX OFFENDER – HERRON, ROBERT LEE

RELEASE: WANTED SEX OFFENDER – HERRON, ROBERT LEE

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr. El Paso, TX 79938

El Paso, Texas - Robert Lee Herron was released from West TX Intermediate Sanction Facility on June 27, 2016, & was scheduled to arrive in El Paso County Texas the same date. Upon his arrival, Herron was to notify the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Parole of his arrival and report to 1700 Horizon ( Halfway House) El Paso, TX. Herron never arrived and a parole violation warrant was issued, his last known location was the Greyhound bus station in Lubbock, TX. He is currently on parole for Possession of Cocaine and is a registered sex offender for the offense of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child out of Harris County TX, the victim being a 14-year-old female.

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EPCSO CRIME SCENE UNIT HOSTS MOCK CRIME SCENE FOR UTEP SUMMER CAMP

EPCSO CRIME SCENE UNIT HOSTS MOCK CRIME SCENE FOR UTEP SUMMER CAMP

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigators participated in one of the summer camps organized by the Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens at UTEP, on Friday, June 24th, 2016.

            The large command center was stationed behind the museum and the Crime Scene Unit was able to show the children what a real crime scene investigators does every day. Susan Wickenden, Bernadette Ortega, and the interns hosted a mock crime scene for kids where they photographed, sketched, and took their fingerprints.

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EPCSO AND MCGRUFF TEACH STRANGER DANGER

EPCSO AND MCGRUFF TEACH STRANGER DANGER

 

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The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Community Service Section and McGruff visited the Peter Piper Pizza on 119 N. Balboa Rd. on Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

Sheriff’s Office deputies and McGruff met with children from ages 4-12 and taught them about Stranger Danger. Children learned to identify who is considered a stranger, who are safe strangers (like law enforcement officers and first responders) and how to recognize and handle a dangerous situation.

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EPCSO JUNE PAWS UPDATE

EPCSO JUNE PAWS UPDATE

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX –  The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Pets Advancing Wellness Success ( PAWS) has been busy with training and finding cadets “furever” homes this past month.

Sheriff Richard Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Animal Rescue League of El Paso created the PAWS (Pets Advancing Wellness and Success) vocational program to assist inmates in attaining vocational training and to provide homeless pets an opportunity to be adopted.

In, June, three of our canine cadets completed the program and are now basic obedience certified. The three canine cadets also found “furever” homes with the help from the Animal Rescue League of El Paso.

Canine Cadet Toby will be calling the Medina Family is “furever” family. 

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Canine Cadet Gus has found his “furever” home with the DeAngelis family.

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And last but not least, Canine Cadet Lucky, Lucky completed the training being completely deaf. Our detention officers, inmates, and staff all put in the extra effort to reach graduation and adoption.   Here is Lucky with his new family!

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It doesn’t stop there, with the adoption of these three canine cadets the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office and PAWS welcomes their newest trainee: Canine Cadet Diesel.  Diesel is a ten-month-old, male Labrador. Diesel is very friendly and loves playtime with other dogs.

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The canine cadets that are part of the PAWS vocational program can be adopted through the Animal Rescue League of El Paso.

FIT WITH EPCSO

FIT WITH EPCSO

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office personnel attended the El Paso County Fitness Fair at the Sheriff’s Office Region VIII Academy on Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

Sheriff’s Office personnel visited with fitness, nutrition and alternative health experts to explore options available in our community to lead fit and healthy lives.  Healthy food samples, demonstrations, wellness screenings, and fitness providers were in attendance.

The fair had activities for all ages, WarriorsEdge Boxing provided boxing demonstrations from their youngest and toughest fighters!

The fair also had a special guest: Four-time World Boxing Champion DeMarcus “Chop Chop” Corley, who was on hand for pictures and autographs.

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