Pulaski Sheriff Shows Accomplishments in 2015 Annual Report

Pulaski County Sheriff's Department
Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department

Pulaski County’s Sheriff is touting his department’s accomplishments in 2015 through his annual report.

The document was released Monday and details the activities of the Sheriff’s Department throughout the course of the past year. According to Sheriff Jeff Richwine, 2015 was busy judging by the numbers.

More than 5,700 calls for service were received according to the report. Of those, most involved routine traffic stops. More than 200 of those calls, however, were thefts reported in 2015. Sheriff’s deputies also conducted over 150 sex offender checks.

The other side of the Sheriff’s Department’s operations involves corrections. Richwine says 758 individuals were booked into the Pulaski County Justice Center. Corrections officers were able to log and supervise 1,100 visitations.

Sheriff Richwine explains in the report new accomplishments seen at the department. Among them is the creation of a garden at the former county home property. The report says more than 1-thousand pounds of produce was harvested for use in the inmate meal plans.

The Sheriff commented that the department was able to return $130-thousand to the County’s general fund through its operations in 2015.