The first of what should be an annual event – the Plumas County Law Enforcement Fair – held on Sunday, August 28 proved to be a success.
“We couldn’t be happier with how the event went and we’re even more impressed with the outstanding turnout from the community we serve,” said Chandler Peay, spokesperson for the Sheriff’s Office. Plumas County. He estimated that more than 200 people turned out for the event, including many families with their children.
Inspired by the Modoc County Law Enforcement Show, California Highway Patrol Officer Seth Preston and Peay began planning the Plumas County version earlier this year. According to Peay, the event quickly grew with the support of local law enforcement and the community.
The CHP and Sheriff’s Office were joined by law enforcement from the USFS, California Fish and Wildlife, California State Parks and Cal OES Law Enforcement.
“This event was the perfect time for the community to get out, meet with local law enforcement, and learn and learn about the services each agency provides to keep County residents and visitors safe. Plumas,” Peay said.
Peay recognized the following individuals for contributing to the success of the event: Plumas County Sheriff’s Employee’s Association, Danny Horton Music, Sierra Pacific Industries, Gott Powersports, Graeagle Land and Water, Rotary Club of Portola, Summit Funding of Quincy and Amber Sells the Sierras-Real Estate.
“We plan to hold this event every year now and look forward to an even better event next year around the same time,” Peay said.