Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (COPPS)
Students pose with Scott County Sheriff's Deputies.
McGruff and his cruiser visit classrooms to help educate children of the dangers of drugs and alcohol as well as stranger danger and bicycle safety.
Deputy Rodger Sampson and the McGruff puppet meet and greet attendees of the Northpark Mall Safety Day.
Drug Awareness Resistance Education (DARE)
DARE is an educational program presented by Sheriff's deputies to show the harmful effects of drug abuse to 6th grade students. Presently three deputies are certified to instruct the county's D.A.R.E programs. The Sheriff's Office is very proud of this program and this enthusiasm is carried into the classrooms.
For more information about D.A.R.E., visit