Crime Prevention

The Dixie County Sheriff’s Office is committed to improving the quality of life in Dixie County through sharing knowledge and community involvement. The Dixie County Sheriff’s Office aims to promote programs proactively and enhance the safety and security of the citizens and visitors alike in Dixie County. The Sheriff’s Office stands ready to serve and meet the needs of all communities, civic groups, and organizations.

Crime Prevention Objectives

  • To encourage citizens to protect their homes and businesses against burglaries
  • To encourage citizen involvement in the reporting of crime
  • To develop appropriate programming for various interested groups
  • To distribute material on crime prevention
  • To serve as a liaison with formal community organizations and other interested community groups

Qualifications / Services
The Dixie County Sheriff’s Office employs deputies who achieve and maintain current instructor certifications. These deputies are diversified in numerous disciplines regarding crime prevention.

To help provide you with additional peace of mind while you are away from home, call the Dixie County Sheriff’s Office at (352) 498-1220 and request that your home be placed on our Routine Patrol list while you are out of town. You may be asked several questions, including, but not limited to, the time you will be away, if vehicles will be in your driveway, and if any neighbors have a key and will be checking on your home. You can also provide an emergency contact number should you need to be contacted.

If your community or organization needs a service or information about crime prevention, please contact the Dixie County Sheriff’s Office.