Monthly MeetingThe next Monthly Meeting will be held on Tue., Nov. 15th starting at 6:30 at the PSB.
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January MeetingAnnual Meeting for electing Board Members and reviewing goals for the upcoming year. All Board Positions (President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary) will be up for re-election.
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Volunteer Opportunities
Mon. thru Fri. – 10:00a to 2:00p (shifts) @ Public Safety Building (Greeter)
Various Dates – 10:00a to 2:00p (shifts) @ HCSO Jail (Inventory)

Campus Crime Stoppers Conference Volunteers

Applications Open For Next Citizens Sheriff’s AcademySheriff Gary Cutler is pleased to announce that the Hays County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy is now accepting applications for the 2023 basic class. The course will tentatively start on February 16, 2023. The Hays County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy is a 45 hour program designed to give the citizens of Hays County a working knowledge of the Hays County Sheriff’s Office and the criminal justice system. This free program includes 12 weeks of instruction by Hays County Sheriff’s Office staff and other guest speakers. Classes are held on Thursdays from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the new Public Safety Building located at 810 S. Stagecoach Trail. in San Marcos, directly behind the Government Center.
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Recent Meetings
01/2023 Annual Board Election / New Year Launch
12/2022 Alumni Holiday Social
11/2022 Megan Jones, ECO Manager & Terminal Agency Coordinator
Emergency Dispatch: History and Operations
10/2022 Judge Andrew Cable, Justice of the Peace, Hays County, Pct #3
The role of Justice of the Peace and the Judicial System in Hays County
09/2022 Robert Wojanowicz, HCSO Strategic Analyst
Intelligence Led Policing (ILP)
08/2022 Alumni Dinner hosted by Lt. Dennis Gutierrez, HCSO Community Outreach
Special Guest: HCSO Sheriff Gary Cutler
Community Outreach Plans
07/2022 Sgt. Dara Bowlin, Texas Office of the Attorney General, Criminal Investigations Division
Human Trafficking / Transnational Organized Crime
06/2022 Detective Martin Maloney, NYPD (Retired)
Ground Zero (9/11), NYPD and more
05/2022 Deputy Bruce Harlan, Hays County Sheriff’s Office
Personal Security / Awareness
04/2022 Game Warden James Michael
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
03/2022 Sgt. Jeffery Jordan, Hays County Sheriff’s Office
Hays County Crime Stoppers, Executive Director
Hays County Crime Stoppers information and volunteer opportunities
02/2022 Lt. Dennis Gutierrez, Hays County Sheriff’s Office, Public Information Officer
Sunshine Kids Hill Country Adventure program and volunteer opportunities
01/2022 Judge Benjamin Moore, Criminal Associate Judge, Magistrate’s Court
Magistration and Bail Process

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Lackland AFB: Canine Training SessionOn October 25th, eight Alumni members traveled to the TSA Canine Training Center at Lackland AFB to observe how the dogs and their handlers are trained. The TSA National Explosives Detection Canine program trains and deploys both TSA-led and state and local law enforcement-led canine teams in support of day-to-day activities that protect the transportation domain. These highly trained explosives detection canine teams are a reliable resource at detecting explosives and provide a visible deterrent to terrorism directed towards transportation systems.
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Sunshine Kids Texas Hill Country Adventure 2022


HCSO: Scam Alert!Sheriff Gary Cutler says the Hays County Sheriff’s Office has been responding to several reports of scams in the recent days. This week a citizen received a call from a local 512 number. The caller identified themselves as an employee of the Sheriff’s Office using a real employees name. Upon call back, the voice mail answers as “Hays County Sheriff’s Department Warrant and Citation Division”.
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Submit an Anonymous Tip to the Hays County Sheriff’s OfficeIt it’s an emergency, dial 911. If not and you wish to remain anonymous, it is possible to submit an anonymous tip to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office via the internet or a text message.
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