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Did you know 60% of America's inmates are illiterate and 85% of all juvenile offenders have reading difficulties? In Fresno County, incarcerated youth and those in continuation schools are typically four to five grade levels behind. We need your help with a new crime-fighting initiative to improve literacy in Fresno County, which can result in reducing crime.

Since 1966, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office has had an Explorer Program. The primary goal of this program is to provide familiarization and training for young men and women that have an interest in law enforcement.

The Fresno County Sheriff's Office Mounted Patrol Unit was established in March of 1997. The original personnel makeup of the unit consisted of one full time sergeant and four reserve deputies. Much of the unit's early activity was centered on patrolling specific areas including but not limited to Avocado lake and Courthouse Park.

Since 1976, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office has utilized canines as a tool to better protect and serve the citizens of Fresno County. The trained Sheriff's canine performs a vital and necessary service to the community. In an age where personal attacks upon officers are commonplace, the Sheriff's canine answers an increasing need in law enforcement.