Ross County Jr. Deputies Program
The Ross County Junior Deputies
have made a comeback from the 1970's. The Program was started back
in 1965 by the Ohio Buckeye Sheriff's Association. The Program has
started and stopped several times over the years due to budget cuts
and participation. In 1996 the Ross County Junior Deputies made a
comeback. Now under the Leadership of Dep. Richard Groves and
Dep. Bill Stansberry the program is moving forward. The Junior
Deputy Program is to help better the kids and to get them ready for
possible careers in Law Enforcement.
activity for them is the Ross County Fair . You will
also see them in November passing out flyers for their annual can
food drive and then the next weekend picking up the food and
delivering it to the local food bank. Other events that take
place throughout the year is training in First Aid , CPR,
Fingerprinting, GunSafety and actual shooting at the local range and
many other activities that Law Enforcement Officers use in their
Ranking Officers in the Junior Deputies,
Capt. Jonathan Dingess,
Lt. Cyrus Horsley
Lt. Roderic Dutcher
Want to Join the Ross County Jr. Deputy's? Click the
for an Application.
Prented are photos of Cdt. Raelee Heistad and Lt. Jonathon
Dingess receiving the Grand Master’s Excellance in Youth Award for
2015 presented by Seventh Masonic District. The dinner and the
award ceremony was held on February 6th 2015.
. Roderick Dutcher and Lt. Jonathan Dingess
2014 Larry Cox Turkey Trot.