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Solar Eclipse Advisory



Dear Residents and Visitors,

As the anticipated solar eclipse event draws near, we, the Sheriff's Office, extend a warm welcome to all who have traveled to our state to witness this celestial spectacle. With an estimated million visitors expected to converge upon our region, we recognize the significance of this event and are committed to ensuring the safety and security of everyone involved.

Our law enforcement agencies have been diligently preparing for this event for months, coordinating with various local, state, and federal partners to implement comprehensive safety measures. We have deployed additional personnel and resources to key areas, including traffic management, crowd control, and emergency response, to facilitate a smooth and enjoyable experience for all attendees.

We urge all visitors to familiarize themselves with our local laws and regulations, particularly regarding traffic and parking, to avoid any disruptions during this exciting time. Additionally, please be mindful of your surroundings and fellow eclipse enthusiasts, practicing patience and respect as we come together to witness this natural wonder.

In the event of any emergencies or concerns, please do not hesitate to approach any law enforcement officer or event staff member for assistance. Your safety and well-being are our top priorities, and we are here to ensure that you have a memorable and enjoyable experience during your time in our community.

We thank you for choosing to join us for this extraordinary event and wish you a fantastic viewing of the 2024 solar eclipse.

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Lafayette Woods, Jr.