AUGUST 11, 2009 -- The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was honored during the Royals "Salute to Uniform Heroes" Sunday, August 9 at Kauffman Stadium.
Royals Manager Trey Hillman shakes Jackson County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Dickerson's hand prior to the game.
Prior to Sunday’s ballgame, Missouri State Patrol officers, Sheriff’s Deputies, local police officers,and area fire departments displayed public safety equipment for fans on the access road adjacent to parking lot J.
Sheriff Deputies Dickerson, Glines and Solomon chatted with fans entering the stadium regarding the responsibilities of the Sheriff’s K-9 Unit, Patrol Division, Motorcycle Unit, ATV Unit and Community Resource Unit.
Royals’ fans posed for pictures along side the Sheriff’s Department motorcycle, ATV and Dodge Charger patrol car. Even Blitz, the Sheriff’s K-9, alongside Deputy Glines participated in the "Salute to Uniformed Heroes."
Sheriff's Deputy Jeremy Glines and his partner, Blitz, participate in "Salute to Uniform Heroes" at Kauffman Stadium.
Deputy Michael Dickerson represented the Sheriff’s Office on the field during a pregame ceremony. Deputy Dickerson is a 17-year veteran with the Sheriff’s Department, serves as the School Resource Officer at Fort Osage High School, and is a member of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team.