Safe Kids Lowndes County

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Established in July 2012, Safe Kids Lowndes County is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization which is made up of community coalition members dedicated to developing a safe and healthy place for our children to play and grow, free from preventable and traumatic injuries. We strive to accomplish this goal,with strong community partnerships, advocacy, public awareness, and the distribution of safety equipment, and education on its proper use.

Mission

To prevent unintentional injury, the #1 cause of death to children nineteen years and younger through six mainfocus areas: Child Passenger Safety, Bike/Wheeled Safety, Pedestrian Safety, Water Safety, Fire and Burn Safety & Home Safety.

Our Lead Agency

Safe Kids Lowndes County is led by the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office.

The primary purpose of the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office is to maintain social order within prescribed ethical and constitutional limits, while providing professional and courteous law enforcement services. Our fundamental duties are to serve humanity; to safeguard the lives and properties of our citizens; to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation and the peaceful against violence; and to respect the constitutional right of all persons to liberty, equality, and justice. To attain this, the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office enforces the law in a fair and impartial manner, recognizing both the statutory and judicial limits of our authority and the constitutional rights of all persons.

The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office recognizes that no law enforcement agency can operate at its maximum potential without the support of the citizens that we serve. The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office actively solicits and encourages the cooperation of all citizens to reduce and limit the opportunities for crime and to use the resources available to accomplish this goal.

Contact

Coordinator: Sergeant Jim Griffin
Counties served: Lowndes
Lead Agency: Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office
Address: 120 Prison Farm Rd., Valdosta, GA 31601
Phone number: (229)740-1540
Email: jgriffin@lowndescounty.com
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