Cape Girardeau County
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FROM: SHERIFF JOHN JORDAN
DATE: July 26, 2010
Cape Girardeau Sheriff's Office Launches New Website
The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office launched a new Website on July 20, 2010 where residents can find the latest information regarding the operations of the Sheriff's Office as well as locate area sex offenders.
The new Website will serve as an information resource for the public as well as assist with community policing efforts.
The Website - www.capecountysheriff.org provides updated information on all aspects of the Sheriff's Office.
One of the main goals of the new Website is to provide information to the public about sex offenders living in the county. The interactive map feature on the Website allows the public to view sex offender locations on the map, view offender photos and profile information about the offenses.
The sex offender map features pinpoints designating where registered sex offenders live. By clicking the pinpoint, the sex offender profile information is displayed including a link to the offender's photo. Site visitors can also click on a list of the offender's names to view their profile information.
"The safety of county residents is our primary concern at the Sheriff's Office. The sex offender Website map feature allows us to better-protect county residents by keeping them informed," Sheriff John Jordan.
In addition to the interactive sex offender map, the new Website also features press releases and news updates, a message from Sheriff Jordan will be updated as needed, pages on the services of each division of the Sheriff's Office, as well as an email link to submit crime tips via email or by phone to Crime stoppers.
Other features of the Website include:
Most Wanted Listings - allows the public to view photos and descriptions of wanted individuals;
Posting information on the Website improves the efficiency of the Sheriff's Office by reducing the number of inquiry calls handled by our office. This will allow us to devote more resources to the safety and security of our residents. The new Website will provide greater transparency for the Sheriff's Office and encourages the public to take a more active role in community policing efforts. Our intent is for every Cape Girardeau County resident to visit the site and become familiar with how to locate sex offenders, how to submit a crime tip and where to find the latest news and updates from the Sheriff's Office. The Web site is a huge benefit to the Sheriff's Office and the residents of Cape Girardeau County as well," said Sheriff Jordan.
Brooks-Jeffrey Marketing, Inc. of Mountain Home, Arkansas, developed the Website. Brooks-Jeffrey specializes in the production of law enforcement and government Website solutions.
For more information about the Website please contact the Sheriff's Office at (573-243-3551) or visit