During the last weekend of the Back-to-School Tax Holiday, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office will host a Safety Fair at The Avenues located at 10300 Southside Boulevard. This free event will take place from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 6, 2022.
Members of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Sheriff's Watch, and health & public safety agencies will present safety exhibits, demonstrations and have informational displays on hand for attendees to view while walking through the first floor of the mall and in the parking garage.
In addition to learning about the various areas of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office and seeing JSO vehicles used in the field, citizens will have the opportunity to turn in their unused or outdated medications to JSO detectives for proper disposal. Citizens that are unable to drop off medications at the Safety Fair can bring them to the collection box at the Forsyth Street entrance
of the Police Memorial Building (501 E. Bay Street), seven days a week.
This event is also an opportunity to:
- Meet with JSO Recruiters regarding job opportunities at the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office;
- Learn more about Sheriff's Watch;
- See police vehicles (cars, motorcycles, SWAT vehicles, etc.);
- Have electronic fingerprints taken for your kids.
For more information about the event please call the Community Engagement Section at (904) 630-2160.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity / Equal Access Employer.
For information about career opportunities, please visit JoinJSO.com