Category: Police Beat

Cybercriminals

I have to admit I am truly loving this weather.  Though I am a native born Floridian I really enjoy the colder weather.  I have lived up north and in Europe during my...

Sheriff’s Office receives “Heart of the Community Award” from Union Gospel Mission

Posted by: Sheriff’s Office ​On October 14, 2016, at the Keizer Civic Center, The Union Gospel Mission (UGM) of Salem hosted their annual Harvest Dessert. During...

Seniors Vs Crime

I often get asked how it is I come up with the topics to discuss each month in these articles.  The answer is the content comes from many sources of which the dominant...

Ed Dean, Candidate for Marion County Sheriff, has issued the following statement:

“I want to thank my family, friends and supporters for their help in my campaign for Sheriff. The people have spoken that Captain Dennis McFatten will be the...

Seniors VS Crime

I often feel like I am being redundant in these articles as I mention many issues over and over again. But the reason I do that is because we continue to see the same...

Seniors VS Crime: AARP Fraud

As I sat down to begin writing this month’s article the skies opened up and the rain came pouring down.  Of course during this time of year this is a very common...

Seniors VS Crime

This past month has been an extremely interesting one in regards to the type of situations we have seen occurring within the county.  But before I get into those issues...

Former Sheriff Ed Dean announces his candidacy for the Office of Sheriff of Marion County

“I am pleased to announce that I have opened a campaign account and filed today as a candidate for the Office of Sheriff,” said Ed Dean. “I continue to receive...

Change is part of Crime too

Change is a part of life and it’s no different in the world of crime.  As our society changes and they way we do business changes the criminal element changes the way...

Seniors VS Crime: IRS Scams

The winds of change have shifted again and the county is once again being bombarded with calls from the numerous IRS scammers who are trying to make their fortune. In...