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Was the beard tax a thing?

It seems that everywhere you look, men have beards. Some spend much time waxing, softening, moisturizing and styling their facial hair. After years of bare faces, the beard phenomenon is becoming more and more commonplace. Love them or hate them, … Continue reading

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5 Weirdest Old Laws

From prohibitions against operating a vehicle while blindfolded to laws prohibiting where and when you may whistle, there are a number of old laws still on the books that make citizens wrinkle their foreheads in wonder and confusion.  But it … Continue reading

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Halloween Safety Tips from the Gulf Coast Sheriff’s Office

The pumpkins of Halloween may not look menacing to you at first, there are quite a few scary and dangerous things that could happen on Halloween.  For the unaware and unsuspecting, danger lurks amongst the ghost, ghouls and vampire zombies … Continue reading

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5 Things You Can Do to Help Prevent Crime

As the holiday season creeps up, the Fans of the Gulf Coast Sheriff’s Office have noted that our officers are much busier than any other time during the year. Their caseloads rapidly increase with holiday crime including shoplifting, home invasions, … Continue reading

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4 Things the Gulf Coast Sheriff’s Office Wants You to Know

By now you probably realize that the Gulf Coast Sheriff’s Office does a lot more than go around arresting people.  But, did you know that one deputy has a particularly interesting way of staying in shape?  I bet you can’t … Continue reading

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Coffee with the Gulf Coast Sheriff’s Office

On October 4th, 2017, the Gulf Coast Sheriff’s Office sponsored their annual Coffee with a Sheriff at the Biscuit Factory on King Street.  I was honored to attend and observe firsthand the interaction between our local community and the men … Continue reading

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Ride Along Night with the Gulf Coast Sheriff’s Office

  On a steamy summer evening this past July, I got to cross “Go for a Ride Along with the Gulf Coast Sheriff’s Office” off of my bucket list.  If you’ve never done this, I highly encourage it.  But it’s … Continue reading

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