Design Our New Ice Cream Truck
Sheriff Tim Pounds, holding true to his campaign promise, implemented a NEW Division within the Douglas County Sheriff's Office the first month he took office. The new Division is called the S.C.O.P.E. Division (Sheriff's Community Outreach Program and Education). The S.C.O.P.E. Division was formed by hand picking employees who were already specialized in various skills, training, and experience, and brought them all together into one division. The S.C.O.P.E. Division is headed by Capt. Jamie Harrell and Lt. Elmer Horn. It further consists of 4 Sergeants and 17 deputies. With the creation of this division, the Sheriff has seen many officers step forward with wonderful ideas for reaching out to the public in an effort to bridge the gap and help rebuild the communities' trust in law enforcement, despite all the negativity going on around the nation. S.C.O.P.E. Division Dep. Mark Matthews came to the Sheriff with an idea for the Sheriff's Office to operate an ice cream truck that will travel the county educating our youth about Drug & Gang Awareness while handing out free ice cream. The Sheriff instantly loved the idea and elected to purchase the van using seized drug money at no cost to taxpayers. In an effort to involve the community, we are allowing members of the community to submit a graphic design for the van. If your design is selected, the van will be wrapped in the design courtesy of Extreme Images, LLC, a local Douglasville business. The deadline to submit your graphic design is Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. The artist can be of any age, but must be a resident of Douglas County. By submitting, the artist (parent or guardian if under 18) consents to have their name, photograph, and design published in local papers and social media.