PCSO receives grants for officer protection and citizen training

The Page County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) announced in a social media post that they have received two more grants.

The first grant totaling over $21,000 was awarded to the PCSO by the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM).

Those funds are earmarked for the purchase of personal protective equipment for county deputies.

Another grant of over $8,000 from VDEM will be used for citizen training for the Page County Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) program.

More information on the CERT program is forthcoming according the post.

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Urban Wildlife 101 training webinar is available

 The Urban Wildlife 101 webinar is being offered on Aug. 4 at 1 p.m..

The training session will cover the a gamut of wildlife from opossum to bats.

The webinar is an overview on how wildlife and citizens can successfully coexist.

The webinar will also cover how wildlife will adapt to living in urban areas and how humans can protect them.

Find out more at the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page you can register for the webinar here.

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