Tuesday, March 31, 2020

KANSAS GOVERNOR LAURA KELLY'S EXECUTVE ORDER 20-16  Statewide "stay home" order unless performing an essential activity (read the order for details)

Information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Marion County Health Department.


PUBLIC ATTENDANCE OF COUNTY COMMISSION MEETINGS BY TELECOMMUNICATION ONLY.  Pursuant to KS Governor Order 20-16, in-person attendance at the County Commission meetings will not be allowed at this time.  We encourage attendance by telecommunication which also allows public interaction.
To join the County Commission meetings from your computer, tablet or smartphone, go to https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/639484901 or by phone dial 1-866-899-4679.  The access code is 639-484-901#.

Please contact individual County offices directly for any questions or assistance.


NATIONAL CHILD SAFETY COUNCIL - The Council provides safety educational materials to law enforcement agencies and schools nationwide.   NCSC works with local police departments, sheriff departments and schools to develop programs which are both educational and entertaining.  NCSC provides pamphlets, manuals, posters and folders and loans films on bicycle safety, child safety, drug education and crime prevention.  Materials are geared to children’s various levels of understanding and experience.

IDENT-A-KID – The Child Identification Program is a “Parent Option Program” that is offered through the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and furnishes the participating parents with an Ident-A-Kid thumbprint and important information about what to do if your child is missing.  All information received is confidential and returned to the parents with the completed cards.

D.R.A.G.N.E.T. - Decision Making, Responsibility, Assertiveness, Goal Setting, Needs, Ethics and Trust.  Is a program taught to the 6th grade level in public schools.  DRAGNET is a 10 lesson program designed to build trust between the students and Law Enforcement. 

OFFENDER WATCH-A nationally recognized sex offender registration, management, and community notification tool which enables local citizens to search for registered offenders near them. This tool is available to schools, daycares, churches or any concerned parent or citizen.  The program provides a data base of all registered sex offenders in the included area.  Interested persons may sign up for notifications of registered offenders who reside in or recently moved to their local area.  This information is provided in an effort to better aid in the protection of local children.