What is S.A.L.T.?
S.A.L.T. stands for Seniors And Law Enforcement Together. It is a cooperative effort of the Clark County Sheriff's Office, Camas Police Department, Vancouver Police Department, and our valued senior citizens of Clark County.
What is S.A.L.T.'s purpose?
- To decrease crime and the "fear" of crime in order to raise livability for our seniors.
- To increase and improve senior crime prevention and education.
- To improve local law enforcement's knowledge of the crime prevention needs of seniors.
- To identify the concerns of local senior citizens.
- To improve senior victim assistance.
- To involve senior citizens in crime prevention and the educational efforts of S.A.L.T. and to raise awareness of the community of these special issues.
What does S.A.L.T. do?
- Monthly meetings featuring speakers on relevant topics such as Elder Abuse Awareness, Understanding Dementia, Senior Health & Fitness, Avoiding Scams, etc.
Currently there is an East Side and a West Side for the public's convenience in being able to reach the locations. However, any citizen may attend one or more meetings per month.
West side S.A.L.T. meets:
Third Tuesday of each month at 11 am at 40 & 8 Boxcar Room in Hazel Dell at 2809 NE 78th St, Vancouver, WA. Contact person is Kasey Frazier, Clark County Sheriff's Office, 564.397.3380.
East side S.A.L.T. meets:
Fourth Monday of each month at 11 am. The East side meetings are held at various locations, including the Camas Public Library and the Camas Community Center. Please check the monthly newsletter for meeting information.
- A free monthly "S.A.L.T. Times" newsletter detailing meeting notices and special items of interest. The newsletter is also available via e-mail. Call 564.397.3380 to sign up; or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
How does S.A.L.T. work?
The S.A.L.T. Advisory Board is made up of representatives of the Sheriff Office, police departments of Camas and Vancouver, service providers and local senior citizens. The Board is not actively meeting at this time.
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