The Prince William County Sheriff's Office ACTION COMMITTEE
This will be a new department within the Sheriff's Office; citizens will be able to become leaders in their communities and provide a voice and help to create solutions to new and ongoing issues.
All individuals who wish to volunteer and become a member of this committee will undergo a complete background investigation that will be paid for by the applicant. New members of the (PWCSOAC) will be provided with basic knowledge training in the area of human rights, communications, diversity, and public safety.
The (PWCSOAC) members will serve on a 12 months term; this will allow opportunities for more citizens to participate and get involved.
(PWCSOAC) Members will review and provide solutions to complaints filed by civilians against law enforcement agencies, businesses, organizations or government agencies that operate within the county. This department will help to ensure transparency to citizens of Prince William County.
HUMAN RIGHTS PATROL
The HUMAN RIGHTS PATROL divisions is a mobile unit that will patrol communities, observe, and document the interactions between law enforcement, government agencies, or organizations that operate within Prince William County. Other duties of this patrol division will be to conduct in-person surveys of citizens, gather information concerning questions, suggestions, or issues occurring in their communities. The Human Rights Patrol Officers will also conduct assessments of any safety or security concerns citizens may have, these concerns will be brought to the attention of the (PWCSOAC) to be addressed.
The Junior Deputy program is a great way for the youth to explore this exciting career; this program will teach leadership, communication skills, security, and safety awareness. Junior Deputies will engage in their communities by participating in community events, such as parades, funerals, educational events, and economic events. Junior Deputies can be an advocate for teens who have experienced bullying or other forms of peer pressure. Uniforms, supplies, and materials for the junior deputy program will be paid for through sponsorships.