Monterey County Sheriff Advisory Council

Quarterly Sheriff Advisory Council Report

The Monterey County Sheriff Advisory Council (SAC) has released a quarterly update of funds raised & donations made on behalf of the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office. SAC is a non-profit, 501c3 public benefit organization providing funding for the Office of the Sheriff.
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With the generous support of Berlin USA, the Sheriff Advisory Council was able to donate a stainless steel wash station for the MCSO K-9 unit. This state of the art equipment will provide hard-working K-9’s with the essential care after working long hours in the field.
In addition, local nonprofit SNIP Bus donated a year-long supply of flea& tick medications, to provide the MCSO K-9 unit with preventative care & maintenance.
In total, Berlin USA & SNIP Bus donated $7500 worth of supplies on behalf of SAC to support the MCSO K-9 Unit. MCSO thanks these donors for giving back to our local heroes & K-9 deputies.
Monterey County Sheriff’s Office
K-9 Unit: Wash Station
The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office & SAC held a joint event(“Raise the Bar”) to raise funds for gym renovations. With the current MCSO facility lacking functional &essential equipment, it became evident that major updates were needed.
From private donations to a live auction, the Sheriff Advisory Council was able to raise $76,825.00 for MCSO’s new gym. Renovation designs are underway & MCSO hopes to reveal the updated training facility soon. This space will support the physical & mental well-being of Monterey County Sheriff’s Office, and in turn will help to better serve& protect the community of Monterey County.
Raise the Bar:
The MCSO Air Support Unit – Drone team worked in conjunction with the Sheriff’s Advisory Council (SAC) to obtain a new piece of equipment: The Applied Aeronautics Albatross – A Fixed Wing Drone. The new drone will provide more efficient visuals & tactical support in comparison to MCSO’s quadcopters, allowing Air Support to monitor situations for a longer period of time.
Thanks to the generous support of donations from SAC, MCSO was able to purchase the $76,000 drone, including a ground control station with long range downlink, a field repair kit, extra parts, training and support.
Air Support Unit Drone
On behalf of MCSO, we extend a special thank you to the board members of the Sheriff Advisory Council (SAC) and all of our generous donors for working tirelessly to support the ongoing needs for MCSO. This quarter, SAC was able to fundraise and donate over $160,000 in essential equipment.



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