Supporters gathered at annual event in April

Redwood Valley, CA – April 24, 2016: The annual meeting and barbecue at beautiful Barra Event Center was a chance to meet our law enforcement personnel, canines, board members and generous supporters. Sheriff Allman was our master of ceremonies and board president Ross Liberty spoke for the foundation. Here are a few images of the day. Many thanks to all who participated! For more information, see our Annual Report, Foundation
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March 2016 Annual Report released

Ukiah, CA – April 15, 2016: Mendocino Public Safety Foundation’s latest Annual Report is out. At our board meeting of March 17, everyone pitched in and stuffed envelopes for mailing to the membership. Have you received yours? Highlights include updates on scholarships to local young people aspiring to be peace officers in Mendocino County; the latest K-9 to join local forces; and a Foundation financial report. Continue for a quick link to View
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Save the date: Annual Meeting – April 24, 2016

Ukiah, CA – March 5, 2016: Mendocino Public Safety Foundation’s annual meeting will be held Sunday, April 24, 1 to 3pm at Barra Event Center, 7051 North State Street in Redwood Valley. Please join us and Sheriff Tom Allman for lunch and a K-9 retirement ceremony. Hot dogs and hamburgers (vegetarian will be offered). Tickets are available at the door and a donation of $15 a person or $35 per
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Another Cadet Funded to Attend Academy

Ukiah, CA – January 12, 2016: Cesar Mendoza of Ukiah started classes today at Santa Rosa Junior College police academy.  At the Foundation’s December 17 meeting, the Board received Cesar’s request with a personal interview and a strong endorsement from Chief Dewey. Financial support was unanimously approved, in expectation that he will graduate from the one-year program and join the Ukiah Police Department. Cesar is a well-known local athlete who is fluent in
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Foundation Awards Grant to Fort Bragg K9 Program

Ukiah, CA – December 17, 2015: At its regular meeting, the Mendocino Public Safety Foundation considered a grant request from the Fort Bragg Police Department to restart its K9 program, which had expired with the retirement of the only officer who had handled their canine (K9) and run the program. After a presentation by Chief Fabian Lizarraga and Lieutenant Charles Gilchrist, the Foundation board unanimously approved a grant of $11,500 to
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Our Newest Academy Graduate Swears In

Ukiah, CA – December 5, 2015: Damien Angel took the oath at the Sheriff’s training center in a group swearing-in ceremony, after graduating from the extended Police Academy program. The Foundation paid for the final two months of his year-long program, enabling him to complete the training.   Sheriff Tom Allman stood by as badges were pinned to the newly sworn officers. To learn about the Foundation’s Scholarship Program, see our brochure in
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Another Foundation Scholarship Graduate

Ryan Kelly of Ukiah graduated from Police Academy in September, at the Santa Rosa campus. Sheriff Tom Allman and Foundation board member Roger Foote attended the ceremony. Ryan started the training course in May, with a loan of $6,800 from the Mendocino Public Safety Foundation for tuition and expenses. He looks forward to work as a sheriff’s deputy here. Under the scholarship program guidelines, the loan is to be forgiven after three
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Foundation launches Facebook page

Our new Facebook page went live on May 11, 2015. Visit us for the latest Mendocino Public Safety Foundation news on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ProtectMendocino Thanks to all who “like” us so far!

February’s Successful Annual Event

Ukiah, CA – March 2015: Last month’s annual barbecue with Sheriff Allman, deputies and canines was well attended, with twice the expected turnout. Held at Barra Event Center in Redwood Valley on February 8, about 70 Foundation members and friends gathered in a convivial setting. Sheriff’s deputies gave a dog demonstration, with a Malinois and Red the bloodhound showing off their K-9 officer skills and training. The dogs are essential
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Foundation Annual Meeting and Sheriff’s Event Feb. 8, 2015

Ukiah, CA – January 2015: The Mendocino Public Safety Foundation released its Annual Report in time for the annual membership meeting, Sunday, February 8, from 1 – 3 p.m. at Barra Event Center, 7051 N. State Street, Redwood Valley. Please join us and Sheriff Tom Allman for lunch and meet the sheriff’s K-9 and bloodhound crew. We will discuss our program of recruiting and financially supporting local candidates for police
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