Tickets Now Available – 2017 SOS Art Auction!

The 2017 SOS Art Auction will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27 at the Bear Hotel!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS!

art-auction-retouched           Included in the ticket price are wine              tasting and hors d’oeuvres.

RSVP on the Facebook Event Page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/219971965104872

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***** SEEKING ARTIST DONATIONS: If anyone knows of an artist who would be willing to donate a piece of artwork to the auction, please contact Joanne Alvarez at britus@charter.net. Donors will receive 2 tickets to attend the auction. ******

Photo of the Day

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Autumn explosion of color in Riverside Park.

By posting a Photo of the Day, we’re looking to capture “the good, the bad, the ugly and the unique” of Josephine County.

Do you have a photo you think we should feature? Email it to media@securingoursafety.org

We’re looking for shots that illustrate:

• The beauty of Josephine County
• The crime-related challenges we’re facing
• The essence of what we love about living here
• Aspects of our county we’d like to see improved
• The quirky: Unique stuff you’d only find here

Check out our past photos of the day below:

Josephine County Adult Jail Statistics • Part 1, November 2016

All parts of the Josephine County criminal justice system took a big hit with the 2012 loss of federal timber (SRS) funds that used to provide revenue to these programs. The County’s adult jail was no exception, and cutting back on the ability to take alleged criminals to jail due to budget cuts has had a massive effect on all law enforcement agencies that operate in Josephine County.

For the full report on this topic, CLICK HERE.

Take a look at the following stats from the Grants Pass Police, keeping in mind they only have 28 total jail beds to use under a special contract with the jail:

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Continue reading Josephine County Adult Jail Statistics • Part 1, November 2016

SAVE THE DATE: SOS Art Auction – Jan. 27

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Join us for Securing Our Safety’s annual Art Auction at the Bear Hotel on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017!

This will be a memorable evening showcasing local artists, and a chance to have some fun and get to know our fellow community members.

Admission is $25.

Proceeds will go toward supporting SOS’ mission of ensuring a safe, stable and sustainable Josephine County.

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