McGruff reaches kids through
booklets from the
National Crime Prevention Council,
talking about drugs,
safety and the importance
of staying in school.
Recently, McGruff has appeared in commercials addressing
identity theft. The
character is often used with his
motto "Take a bite out of crime!" He also reaches
kids through personal appearances as both puppets (often
used in classrooms) and costumes worn by police officers
The Comal County Sheriff's Office
works hard to stop crimes before they happen. This
effort is spearheaded by Crime Prevention Deputy Adam Pastrano, part of the Community Resource Team (CRT) of
the Comal Co. Sheriff’s Office. The CRT, led by Sgt.
Rick Cardenas is comprised of
school resource, crime prevention, and DARE deputies.
This unit acts as a team to perform the community
policing functions of the agency.