Overall the Eaton County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 993 calls for service/events. Our higher call volumes occurred in the following areas: Alarms (52), Car/Deer Accidents (65), Assist Citizen/ Motorist Assists (30), Check Well Beings (32), Domestic Disputes (19), Shoplifting Complaints (31), Larcenies (14), Argument or Verbal Altercation (12), MDOP (11), Personal Injury Crashes (13), Property Damage Crashes (31), Suspicious Subject/Situation/Vehicle (45), Traffic Hazards (47), Traffic Stops (183), Traffic Violations (40), and Civil Complaints (14).
There is just one more FREE Hunter Safety class left before the end our scheduled classes for 2019. We have plenty of room left in the class. The class is scheduled for -
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, November 4, 5, and 6
The class will be held in the Dep. Donald E. Rice Training Room at the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office, 1025 Independence Blvd, Charlotte from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. the first 2 nights of class and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the last night of class.
Class size is limited to 50 students each session and there are no age restrictions. To sign up or if you have any questions, please contact Patrick Barnes at 543-5257. When registering, we will need the student’s full name and birthdate.
The Hunter Safety Course, or similar approved course by another state, province or organization, is a requirement to obtaining a Michigan hunting license for anyone born on or after January 1, 1960. Even though the course is not required for persons born before that date, it is recommended, especially for beginning hunters.
Classes are taught by certified instructors who teach firearm safety and laws, basic hunting terminology, conservation, safe hunting practices, outdoor ethics, wildlife identification and management, survival, limited first aid and Michigan Wildlife Regulations. The course is free and prepares sportsmen for a safer, more rewarding experience while in the outdoors.
Also, if your family enjoys snowmobiling, our FREE Snowmobile Safety class is scheduled for December 2 and 3, 2019. The class is held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Sheriff’s Office Training Room, 1025 Independence Blvd, Charlotte. There is no charge for the class and there are no age restrictions. To register please contact Patrick Barnes at 517-543-5257. When registering, we will need the student’s full name and birthdate.
Yours in Public Safety,
Sheriff Tom Reich