Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Detention and Corrections Bureau
Support Services Division
Over 100 children are expected (Children of Sheriff’s Office members and Pinellas County Justice Center employees will be participating in the event.)
The Sheriff’s Office is hosting a day long program (7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) of presentations and educational activities for the children of agency members and employees of the Pinellas County Justice Center- as part of the annual “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.” Children ages 8 to 14 have been invited to participate. Sheriff Bob Gualtieri will greet the children during the cookout lunch.
The “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” event will be held from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, 2014.
The event will be held primarily at the Pinellas County Jail Complex, located at 14400 49th Street North in Clearwater. There will also be field trips to the Sheriff’s Office Hangar at the St. Petersburg – Clearwater Airport and to the Pinellas County Justice Center at 14250 49th Street N. Clearwater.
“Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day” is an opportunity for children of Sheriff’s Office and Pinellas County Justice Center employees to be exposed to the various professional vocations at the Sheriff’s Office. Children ages 8 to 14 have been invited to participate. Children participating in the event will have an opportunity to get an inside look at various areas of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s office.
Highlights of the day include:
Training Division Presentation
K-9 Unit Demonstration
Visit to the Airport Hangar – Display of Sheriff’s Office helicopters, planes and special operations vehicles
DUI Unit Presentation
Corrections Response Team (CRT) Demonstration
Community Education Programs Presentation
The media is invited to cover the event.
Media covering the event is asked to come during the K-9 demonstration at the Pinellas County Jail from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. or during the display of Sheriff’s Office vehicles at the Hangar located at the St. Petersburg – Clearwater Airport from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
For further information please call the Public Information Office at (727) 582-6221.
View a few photos from the event on a Facebook page here: http://tinyurl.com/krutzt9