Our Sheriff’s Auxiliary Members come in all types of backgrounds from retired Law Enforcement to elementary school teachers. Even couples that join the SAV’s enjoy what they do together. Here is one of their stories:
Meet David and Susan Jacobs – High Country Unit
David and I have been in love with the High Country area of Arizona for 20 years. In 2016 after we retired from San Diego State University, we packed our household and started on part two of our happy life.
We didn't know exactly where we were going to live or what we were going to do when we got here. Our children thought we were nuts. We were back then, but in a good way.
First, we moved to Lakeside where we rented a little house. A few weeks after we got settled, David and I happened to meet Don Fry at the Safeway. Don was recruiting for the Sheriffs Auxiliary Volunteers of Navajo County. It sounded interesting and Don was quite a talker. We wanted to learn all we could about our community. David is one to learn every street in town and see what is around every corner. I knew if he didn't have anything to keep him occupied, I would have to tie him up and throw him in the closet with duct tape on his mouth.
David joined first and as time went by, I realized I couldn't let him have all the fun. A year later, I graduated from the SAV Academy and we began to patrol together. We joined SAV because we were interested in our new surroundings and we stayed in it because it was fun for us to be helping together. It was important to us to assist the Sheriff when we were needed and contribute to other local organizations. The parades and other hometown events are a favorite of mine.
David and I each participate in our own way. There is always something for everyone whether you are working behind the scenes, patrolling the neighborhoods, helping with court security or many other positions we serve in. In other words, there is a place for you.
So, give a little of your time. Help out in your hometown. It feels good. www.SAVofNC.org
Thank you for your service Mr & Mrs. Jacobs
The SAV’s care about their community. They strive to make sure their citizens are assisted in any way shape or form. When asked why the SAV’s do what they do, President Jeff Hanna replied, “With this crisis going on it is impossible to ignore the needs of the people. It is why we do what we do.”
The Sheriff Auxiliary Volunteers of Navajo County (SAV’s) are the support for the community under the guidance of the Navajo County Sheriff. The Sheriff’s Auxiliary provides a presence in the community and offers several programs for its citizens. The Sheriff Auxiliary Volunteers’ day to day duties provides a presence in the community. Tasks are, but not limited to: House/Vacation Watch, Business Watches, Security & Area Patrols, Pre-Welfare Checks, Student & Adult Fingerprinting, A.L.E.R.T. - Animal Livestock Emergency Response Team, Juvenile Inmate Transportation, Event & Parade Security, Traffic Delineation
Road Closures, Crime Scene Support, Administrative Service, Youth Cadet Program, Emergency Management Support (C.E.R.T.), School Bus Patrol, Equipment Transportation, Inter & Intra-Agency Law Enforcement Support, Court Security, P.L.E.D.G.E. - Juvenile Diversion Program, Public Information Learning, County Wide Neighborhood Watch, Safety & Crime Prevention Student Presentations, Community offender notification.
We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We offer several ways for you to help your community. We can help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. The Sheriff Auxiliary Volunteers have a vast number of ways you can serve your community from house watches and patrol to administration & our animal help unit. For more information contact us.
We couldn't accomplish our goals by supporting the Sheriff, the communities, our youth or the animals without donations from citizens like you! The Sheriff Auxiliary Volunteers of Navajo County are a non-profit 501C3 corporation relying solely on donations and legacies. Donate to this organization by clicking below. Thank you for your time and donations that makes this possible!
The mission of the Sheriff's Auxiliary Volunteers of Navajo County, Inc. is to provide assistance to and, under the direction of the Navajo County Sheriff's Office, in search and rescue missions, in locating or extracting from danger persons lost, missing, or in imminent danger of serious bodily harm, or other missions as determined by the Sheriff. Assist the Navajo County Sheriff in accomplishing his Public Safety and Crime Prevention obligations to the public. Raise funds to support crime prevention activities under the rule of the Internal Revenue Service of the Unit States for charitable, educational, and public security purposes 501(C)(3). These funds will be used to educate the various unincorporated communities in Navajo County in Crime Prevention practices and to developed citizen participation, and service programs in the area of crime prevention.
The Auxiliary runs purely on donations. They are not subsidized by the Sheriff’s Office. All donations go to support community programs for every citizen of Navajo County. The Sheriff’s Auxiliary Volunteers of Navajo County is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and truly appreciates your donation.
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