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Jonathan F. Thompson
Executive Director & CEO
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John W. Thompson
Deputy Executive Director
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Sheriff John Layton
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June 25, 2017 - 18:01 - Creating the High Reliability Organization  through Leadership and Risk ManagementAugust 27, 2015 - 11:03 - Camden County Hands Across the Border Checkpoint.
Credit: Tiffany Mentzer, Camden County Sheriff's OfficeApril 11, 2015 - 18:11 - The crew checking for a kidnapping suspect over the Silver Strand, Coronado. 
Credit: Chad Dollick, San Diego County Sheriff's DeptJune 8, 2016 - 08:50 - Three man team SWAT training at Hartland Range.
Credit: Deputy Aimee Knop, McHenry County Sheriff's OfficeFebruary 2, 2016 - 16:54 - A Portage County (Wisconsin) Sheriff's Office squad stands guard over a semi-truck that slid off the highway during a late winter storm.
Credit: Kevin Sorenson, Portage County Sheriff's OfficeJune 8, 2016 - 08:50 - Deputy Constable Jake Kelly (plain clothes)shakes hands with Deputy Jose Piaz of Harris County Sheriffs Office at a fundraiser for St. Judes Children's Research Hospital. Many officers donate their time to help provide for community events such as this. 
Credit: DEPUTY SORTOR, HARRIS COUNTY SHERIFF OFFICEJune 25, 2017 - 18:01 - Creating the High Reliability Organization  through Leadership and Risk ManagementJune 15, 2011 - 22:59 - Dallas County Iowa Sheriff Chad Leonard in the mud with the cadets from the Character Building Academy.  Cadets participate in a two week leadership program that is designed to challenge and educate young men and woman on subjects such as self respect, being a good citizen, volunteering in your community and interviewing techniques for gaining future employment.  Students are required to complete five challenges during the two weeks with the last challenge being a 6 mile mud run.
Credit: Shannon Rollings, Dallas County Sheriff's OfficeJune 8, 2016 - 06:12 - In January of 2014, much of the midwest was hit with up to 2 feet of snow and ice, causing many residents in Marion County to be trapped in their homes with no heat. The Marion County Sheriff's Office worked closely with the National Guard to rescue Marion County residents and take them to temporary shelters.
Credit: Katie Carlson, Marion County Sheriff's OfficeMarch 6, 2013 - 08:47 - Inmates are placed on four man chains, loaded on buses and then transported to court.
Credit: Chris Miller, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
Category: JailJanuary 13, 2016 - 01:34 - A deputy conducts one of many walk throughs during the night shift to make sure inmates are well.
Credit: Specialist Stephen Willder , Jefferson County (Colorado) Sheriff's OfficeMarch 2, 2016 - 13:10 - A rare photo of all the Western States Sheriffs were taken during the Western States Sheriff's Association Conference in March. Sheriff Allen was among the hundreds of Western States Sheriff's who proudly wore purple during this year's #WSSA Conference to support the 'Man Up Crusade,' a domestic violence awareness campaign created by Canyon County Idaho Sheriff Kieran Donahue and his wife Jeanie. Domestic Violence makes up more than half of all calls for service received by police and, on average every day in the U.S. three woman and 1 man are murdered by their domestic partner.  
Credit: Tami Cummings, Washoe County Sheriff's Office