Welcome to the Shades of Blue Police Association
Committed to Excellence
Our mission is to bridge the gap between policing ideology, and our community's reality.
Shades of Blue Scholarship Winners
The Shades of Blue would like to congratulate Khadijah Lovette Whitfield and Ivan Thomas Jr for being selected to receive the SBPA scholarships. The Shades of Blue would also Like to thank Red Diamond uniform for working with us to purchase their work uniforms.
Develop enough courage to stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else.
Shades of Blue Historical Fact
Earlie Ray Vanderhall
Deputy Earlie Ray Vanderhall was the first African American Deputy Sheriff in Dillion South Carolina in 1967. He passed 2011.
Shades of Blue founding members
Ronnie Casey Jr.
Ronnie Casey Jr. is the President and a founding member of the Shades of Blue. Preceded in the department by his grandfather and uncle he became a 3rd generation Deputy Sheriff at the Mahoning Co. Sheriff Department starting in 1997. Ronnie is a part time Youngstown State University Police officer and a certified weapons instructor. In the community Ronnie is a Football coach on the youth and high school levels for over 20 years.
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