The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office today released information on a multi jurisdictional operation that focused on the compliance of some 40 sex offenders within the county with an emphasis on high risk offenders.

According to the Sheriff’s post, “Operation Safety Claus” focused on verifying residency and personal information as required by law.

Partners in the efforts in Jackson County included, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, US Marshals Service, Newport Police Department and Arkansas Community Corrections.

The Sheriff stated that the safety of the citizens of Jackson County has always and will remain the department’s priority.