Teen Court is a crime prevention program and a diversion / alternative sentencing program. This service is provided by the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office. Teen Court offers teenagers throughout Alachua County an opportunity to earn an important second chance while teaching the value of personal integrity and responsibility to their community.
The Florida Sheriffs Association Teen Driver Challenge is a free advanced driving class designed to help Alachua County high school students become safer, more confident drivers. This one-day class is taught by certified Law Enforcement driving instructors, and involves exposing the teen drivers to many different situations they may encounter while driving on the open roads.
The ACSO Explorer Post #983 is a member of the Boy Scouts of America and adheres to the principles established for the Boy Scouts of America’s Explorer Programs across the nation. The post is also a member of the Florida Sheriff’s Explorer Association and is dedicated to assisting deputies at various community functions such as festivals, groundbreaking ceremonies, sporting events and other civic functions deemed appropriate by the ACSO. The mission of the post is to provide young adults the opportunity to explore law enforcement as a possible career choice, develop physical fitness and serve the local community.
Interested in supporting the Alachua County Sheriff’s Explorers Program?
Purchase a “No Trespassing” sign from our “No Trespassing Sign Program.”
Each sign costs $40.00.
Proceeds benefit Explorer Post #983.
Contact (352) 367-4122 for more information.
WASHINGTON, D.C. SAFETY PATROL TRIP
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Relations Bureau and Educational Tours host the Washington, D.C. Safety Patrol Trip for local fourth and fifth grade students annually.
In addition to materials provided at the children’s school, required forms and documents are available here. While on the trip, Alachua County School Resource Deputies provide daily photo and video updates to parents and loved ones via their dedicated Facebook page: