April 4, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

Sheriff looking for poster contest entries

By Bartholomew County Sheriff's Department-

Press release

October is Crime Prevention Month and the Bartholomew County Sheriff's Office launched a Poster Contest open to all Bartholomew County K-6 students.

"Young people are the future of Bartholomew County and we would like to educate them on community safety", said Sheriff Matthew A. Myers.

If you are a Bartholomew County K-6 student, posters may be dropped off, now through October 31, at the Bartholomew County Jail during regular business hours M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. The deadline for submitting a poster is Oct. 31, at 5 p.m.

Students must include their name, school, grade and telephone number on the back of their poster.

Posters should be on 8 ½ X 11 paper and must reflect a Crime Prevention theme. A variety of mediums will be accepted: pen, pencil, colored pencil, crayon, paint, felt pen. No computer generated works please.

Winners will be selected by BCSO's command staff and the winner (or winners) will be announced on or before November 10, 2016. The winning student(s) will have his/her photograph taken with Sheriff Myers and posters will be displayed in BCJ's administrative offices.

Students may submit more than one poster. Drop your poster off today.[[In-content Ad]]