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Since entering the law enforcement community in 1981, Sheriff Doug Cox has advanced through many ranks and has participated on many specialty teams and units.

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Jail Security System Bid Information

EXTENSION OF BID DATE – PLEASE NOTE EXTENDED DEADLINES

Notice is hereby given that Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, by the Board of Commissioners of Johnson County, Indiana, hereinafter referred to as the County, will receive sealed bids for purchase of a replacement security system as described herein.

Bid packets are available by clicking the button below or at the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, 1091 Hospital Road, Franklin, Indiana 46131, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Please direct all questions concerning the bid process to Major Duane Burgess at (317) 346-4605.

2018 Johnson County Sheriff's Charity Ride

2018 Sheriff's Charity Ride Information

Sheriff Doug Cox is pleased to announce the Thirteenth Annual Johnson County Sheriff’s Charity Ride will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018.

Riders will once again assemble at the Franklin Wal-Mart store with registration beginning at 8:00 a.m.

As always, the ride will benefit local Johnson County charities based on needs in the community.

Johnson County Sheriff’s Office K9 Nitro to get donation of body armor

Johnson County Sheriff’s Office K9 Nitro will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Nitro’s vest is sponsored by Elaine Miller of Lillington, NC and will be embroidered with the sentiment “In honor of all K9s”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, MA whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. The non-profit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially lifesaving body armor for their four-legged K9 officers. Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 3,100 protective vests, in 50 states, through private and corporate donations, at a value of $5.7 million dollars.

The program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies who are certified and at least 20 months of age. New K9 graduates, as well as K9s with expired vests, are eligible to participate.

The donation to provide one protective vest for a law enforcement K9 is $950.00. Each vest has a value between $1,744 – $2,283 and a five-year warranty, and an average weight of 4-5 lbs. There is an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States. For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508-824-6978. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provides information, lists events, and accepts tax-deductible donations of any denomination at www.vik9s.org or mailed to P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718.
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Johnson County Sheriff’s Office K9 Katja to get donation of body armor

Johnson County Sheriff’s Office K9 Katja will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Katja’s vest will be embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of K9 Ty, California City Police Department”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, MA whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. The non-profit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially lifesaving body armor for their four-legged K9 officers. Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 3,100 protective vests, in 50 states, through private and corporate donations, at a value of $5.7 million dollars.

The program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies who are certified and at least 20 months of age. New K9 graduates, as well as K9s with expired vests, are eligible to participate.

The donation to provide one protective vest for a law enforcement K9 is $950.00. Each vest has a value between $1,744 – $2,283 and a five-year warranty, and an average weight of 4-5 lbs. There is an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States. For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508-824-6978. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provides information, lists events, and accepts tax-deductible donations of any denomination at www.vik9s.org or mailed to P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718.
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Johnson County Sheriff’s Office K9s Billy and Duxo to get donation of body armor

Johnson County Sheriff’s Office K9s Billy and Duxo will receive a bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Duxo’s vest is sponsored by Brittany Hubbard of Greenwood, IN and will be embroidered with the sentiment “Born to Love - Trained to Serve - Loyal Always”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.

Billy’s partner is deputy Kerry Hamilton (left) and Duxo’s partner is deputy Evan Preston (right)

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, MA whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. The non-profit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially lifesaving body armor for their four-legged K9 officers. Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 3,000 protective vests, in 50 states, through private and corporate donations, at a value of $5.7 million dollars.

The program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies who are certified and at least 20 months of age. New K9 graduates, as well as K9s with expired vests, are eligible to participate.

The donation to provide one protective vest for a law enforcement K9 is $950.00. Each vest has a value between $1,744 – $2,283 and a five-year warranty, and an average weight of 4-5 lbs. There is an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States. For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508-824-6978. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provides information, lists events, and accepts tax-deductible donations of any denomination at www.vik9s.org or mailed to P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718.
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