Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office introduces Mobile Gaming Unit as part of community policing efforts

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The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office introduced on Monday a new tool it hopes will help its community policing efforts.

JSO debuted its Mobile Gaming Unit at the Pace Center for Girls in Jacksonville.


JSO Director of Services Deloris Patterson O’Neal came up with the idea to help build a relationship with officers and kids.

The idea is for patrol officers to take the unit out every day, head to a local park and have kids come take on the challenge of playing games with an officer.

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The mobile unit is actually a trailer that was forfeited to JSO. Officers then worked with inmates to help get the trailer up and running.

For information about Community Engagement Opportunities at JSO, visit: https://www.jaxsheriff.org/Sheriffs-Office/community-engagement.aspx

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