Sheriff Root Again Offering "Away From Home Patrols"

Laurel County Sheriff John Root is again offering thier "Away from home patrols" in an effort to help keep your home safe when you are away during vacation. Sheriff Root says to take advantage of the program send the Department information on where your home is, and when you will be gone and they will provide extra patrols in that area while you are gone. You can call the sheriff's office or send your information by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  The Sheriffs Office also offers these tips when you will be away from your home:

  • Do not let others know you will be out of town
  • Stop mail delivery
  • Set house lights on timers
  • Arrange for a trusted friend closeby to watch for any suspicious activity around your home and report it
  • Do not post trip pictures on facebook until you return home

Away From Home Patrols