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Sheriff’s Office offers ’12 Tweets of Holiday Safety’



sheriffxmas-256x300-4933710-5833633Now that the holiday season is upon us, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office wants to help make it a safe and joyous season for all by offering the “Twelve Tweets of Holiday Safety” beginning on Monday.

“The holidays are an exciting time, filled with distractions,” Undersheriff Tim Kuzanek said. “Awareness and information are among the most important keys to staying safe. Our holiday safety tweets will provide daily tips aimed at keeping you safer while at home, shopping or traveling to visit friends and relatives.”

The “Twelve Tweets of Holiday Safety” is a series of daily tweets with tips to help keep residents safe while at home, traveling or celebrating during the holidays. Tweets will be sent out Monday through Friday between Dec. 2 and Dec. 17.

To receive “The Twelve Tweets of Christmas,” join the Sheriff’s Office on Twitter by following @washoesheriff .

Residents may also help increase security in their community by visiting the “Staying Safe” page on the Sheriff’s website, signing up for the Sheriff’s monthly online community e-newsletter or joining the free online neighborhood safety service, AlertID.

More information is available online at Washoesheriff.com.

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office celebrated 150 years of proud service and community partnership in 2011. Sheriff Michael Haley is the 25th person elected to serve as the sheriff of Washoe County. His office continues to be the only full service public safety agency operating within northern Nevada and is responsible for operating the consolidated detention facility, regional crime lab, Northern Nevada Counter Terrorism Center, Internet Crimes against Children Task Force, court security, service of civil process, traditional street patrols and Regional Animal Services.

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