Monday, September 1, 2014

Sheriff Dept Volunteer press release re: Who are the Sheriff Volunteers in your neighborhood?

            Sgt. Vic Farina is one of many Sheriff Volunteers in your neighborhood in Calaveras County.  Sgt. Vic, as his peers would call him, has been a Calaveras County Sheriff Volunteer for close to 5 years.  Sgt. Vic is a U.S. Air Force veteran who served as an aide to the General Staff at the Pentagon for many years.  He has retired as a Reserve Peace Officer in the Bay Area and moved to Calaveras County to enjoy his golden . 

            Despite Sgt. Vic’s retiree status, he has never forgotten his mission in life, which is to give back to the local community where he lives.  He continues to volunteer many of his leisure hours in administrative work, patrol, public events and being an excellent role model for the new recruits to the Calaveras County Sheriff Volunteers Unit. 

            Due to Sgt. Vic’s leadership skills, hard work and dedication to the Sheriff Volunteer Unit, he was recently promoted to the rank of Sergeant. He is in charge of the Arnold Sheriff Substation and supervises its daily activities and all the Sheriff Volunteers who work there.        

            The Calaveras County Sheriff Volunteer Unit continues to need more volunteers like Sgt. Vic as there is more work to be done and more areas to patrol.  Serious-minded Calaveras County citizens, retired or semi-retired, wishing to help their community and meeting the qualifications and requirements are encouraged to apply by calling the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office at (209) 754-5600, or visit  Seniors are welcome and no law enforcement experience is necessary.