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DISPATCHER HEATHER MCCULLERS RACES AGAINST THE CLOCK TO EVACUATE SCHOOL FOLLOWING BOMB THREAT

A Walton County High School is evacuated following a bomb threat. A suspicious person tells someone on campus the bomb will detonate in 10 minutes. Walton County Sheriff’s Office Dispatcher Heather McCullers races against the clock to coordinate the evacuation

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LITTLE BOY INVITES DEPUTIES TO THANKSGIVING DINNER, DISPATCHER BELINDA FARMER TAKES THE CALL

A Thanksgiving 911 call makes national news after a little boy does the unexpected. Walton County Sheriff’s Office Dispatcher Belinda Farmer was on the receiving end of the line. In honor of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, Belinda Farmer tells

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DISPATCHER BRANDI STEPHENSON HELPS WOMAN WHO GOES INTO LABOR ON THE SIDE OF THE INTERSTATE

A mother goes into labor while driving on Interstate 10 in Walton County, Florida. Dispatcher Brandi Stevenson takes the call and guides the woman through child birth. In honor of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, Brandi Stephenson tells us her story!

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DISPATCHER KAREN PRATER CALMS SHOOTING VICTIM WHILE HELP IS EN ROUTE

A shooting in Walton County sparks an urgent response to a home miles from the nearest town. Walton County Sheriff’s Office Dispatcher Karen Prater goes to work to calm the victim and get help to their location. In honor of National

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CRIME STOPPERS WEEKLY WANTED

 The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking information on the following subjects wanted out of our jurisdiction;  Francis Marie Johnson– White female, 44 YOA, 5’10”, 116 Lbs., Brown hair, Brown eyes.   This subject is wanted on a Felony Violation

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APRIL IS CHILD ABUSE AWARENESS MONTH

For Immediate Release April 3, 2017 Walton County, Fla— Every 10 seconds a child abuse report is made. In an effort to help spread awareness for child abuse during the month of April, Walton County Sheriff’s Office is hoping to

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WCSO 5th ANNUAL “FAMILY FUN” ART CONTEST

For Immediate Release April 1st 2017 Walton County, Fla— April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Walton County Sheriff’s Office is looking for some talented young artists to help spread awareness. During the month of April, children attending Walton

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BUS DRIVERS LEARN HOW TO DEAL WITH VIOLENT ENCOUNTERS

For Immediate Release March 29, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Typically buses are the ones delivering students to the classroom, but today in Walton County the buses became the classroom. Wednesday a group of Walton County School District bus drivers experienced

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WCSO DEPUTY ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

For Immediate Release March 26, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— A Walton County Sheriff’s Deputy has been put on administrative leave following his arrest in Okaloosa County. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office contacted WCSO at approximately 1:30pm Sunday in reference to an

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ALABAMA SUBSTITUTE TEACHER; CHAPERONE ARRESTED IN WALTON COUNTY FOR SPRING BREAK OPEN HOUSE PARTIES BACK-TO-BACK NIGHTS

For Immediate Release March 24, 2017 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla— A senior trip ends in the arrest of a substitute teacher out of Montgomery, Alabama following a complaint of a naked female in the roadway early Friday morning. March 24th

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