MCSO: Sheriff’s Blog

Sheriff Sam Cochran launches Yellow Dot Program

The YELLOW DOT PROGRAM is the first program of its kind in the state of Alabama.  It is designed to assist citizens and first responders in the event of an automobile accident or other medical emergency involving the participant’s vehicle.  The program can help save lives by improving communication at a time when accident victims…

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Drive time with the Sheriff on 106.5

Tomorrow, August 17, 2011 I will be on 106.5 at 7:35 am.  Tune in and listen to the latest “happenings” at the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office.  I will look forward to taking your calls and answering questions. Lori Myles Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs 251-574-NEWS (6397) lmyles@mobileso.com

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Metal Database

We began tracking metals at the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office with our own database that was created in 2008.  In fact, it was the success of our metal database that we began our Meth database that allows us to track the pill shoppers.   The difference in tracking scrap metal versus pill shoppers is being…

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THUG TEXT PROGRAMS

In November of 2010 We began a program here at the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office called THUG TEXT.  This program is designed to take guns out of the hands of convicted criminals, thus the name targeting hoodlums using Guns. We have partnered with two other agencies, U.S. Attorney’s office and ATF, to aid and assist in the arrest and…

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