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2017 News

Tony Waldrupe with Attorney General Leslie Rutledge receiving the award for Lawrence County Sheriff’s Officer of the year 2017

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LCSO 2011 News

12-27-2011– The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) is pleased to announce its newest NCMEC 9-1-1 Call Center Partner! The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office (Walnut Ridge, AR) has completed the required steps to become a NCMEC 9-1-1 Call Center Partner, demonstrating their commitment to protecting children. Through training and adoption of best practices …

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LCSO 2012 News

November 28th 2012-Shortly before the Thanksgiving break, students at the Pocahontas Middle School were given the opportunity to see the effects of driving under the influence. Sheriff Dotson provided goggles that simulate the effects of drugs and alcohol on the students vision, the students are then allowed to drive the Sheriff’s ATV around an obstacle …

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LCSO 2013 News

December 2013– The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office and ATOD Coalition of Lawrence County participated in the Walnut Ridge Christmas Parade on December 3, 2013 with ATOD members ,Sheriff Jody Dotson and his wife Karla riding on the float and passing out candy to parade onlookers. The ATOD/LCSO float took home 3rd place in the Walnut …

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LCSO 2014 News

  November 14,2014** Sheriff Jody Dotson this week announced that he was resigning as Sheriff of Lawrence County and taking a position with the State of Arkansas’ Tobacco Control covering 10 counties in north Arkansas. Dotson elected this year not to run for re-election after serving two terms as sheriff. As our county turns the …

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LCSO 2015 News

News from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.. As Sheriff of Lawrence County I am writing this letter in support of the proposed half cent sales tax to be voted on November 10th of this year. I understand your concerns regarding any new tax regardless of its purpose. However, this has been an issue for many …

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