The Izard Sheriff’s Department conducted search and rescue training on Friday at Crown Lake in Horseshoe Bend. Deputies Cody Cruse, D.J. Tiernan, and Jaden Whitfield underwent diver training. Lieutenant Charlie Melton, Sgt. Gabe Sanders, Chief Deputy Earnie Blackley participated in sonar training. The sonar was recently purchased by the department as was a drone. Both machines will be of great benefit in these type operations.
News Release, For Immediate Release, September 19, 2016, POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence, 8703684203
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