News Maker Sheriff Tim Carter on handling multiple situations

The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) continues to monitor the wildfires.

We spoke to Shenandoah County Sheriff Tim Carter about the ongoing situation in our latest news maker.

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Sheriff Cater talks of the intricacies of handling such a situation.

He also tells us of the coordination that is necessary and the agencies involved in the situation and the best way to stay informed.

Sheriff Carter also tells us that wildfires were not the only things they were dealing with on March 20 and how the community rallied to help.

Many thanks to all those who have been working to help in the situation and keeping us safe.

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FCSO’s Lenny Millholland elected President of VSA

Congratulations are in order for Frederick County Sheriff Lenny Millholland who was just elected the President of the Virginia Sheriff’s Association (VSA).

The VSA’s Conference was held in Virginia Beach with Sheriffs from across Virginia gathering for the latest law enforcement information.

Training information included updates from the Department of Criminal Justice and Compensation Board.

Volunteer Frederick County Sheriff’s Deputy and TV and Film star Dean Cain was at the conference and swore in all new members of the association board including Sheriff Millholland as the President.

As the 2023-24 president of the VSA Sheriff Millholland will oversee 95 percent of the 123 sheriff’s offices in the state.

That includes more than 9,200 sheriff office staff members.

The association gives a voice to sheriffs and deputies working on many levels and in cooperation with the various segments of the criminal justice system and state government.

The association also guarantees representation for sheriffs and deputies throughout the state.

Sheriff Millholland was at the Virginia Beach conference with Sheriff Chad Cubbage of Page County and Sheriff Tim Carter of Shenandoah County.

A link to the official announcement is found here.

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News Maker Sheriff Tim Carter on helping with back to school

Once a month we try to catch up with Sheriff Tim Carter to see what’s top of mind in Shenandoah County.

The Sheriff and his staff have a number of school projects in the works which he tells us about in our latest news maker.

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Sheriff Carter tells us that the backpack program is in progress but if you are in need of simple school supplies you need to tell Shenandoah County Social Services by July 31.

The staff of Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office will be collecting supplies for the backpack program the first weekend of August.

Sheriff Carter also tells us about some other programs for students offered by his agency.

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