Accessibility Statement

Last Updated: January 23, 2024

The Honorary Deputy Sheriff’s Association (“HDSA,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to ensuring that our website is accessible to all individuals, including those with disabilities. We strive to provide a user-friendly and inclusive online experience for all visitors.

Our Commitment to Accessibility

We are dedicated to making our website accessible and compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA. These guidelines are the internationally recognized benchmark for building accessible digital experiences. We continually work to ensure that our website provides equal access to all users, regardless of their abilities or disabilities.

Accessibility Features

Here are some of the accessibility features we have implemented on our website:

  1. Alternative Text for Images: We provide descriptive alternative text for images on our website to ensure that users who use screen readers can understand the content.
  2. Keyboard Navigation: Our website is designed to be navigable and usable through keyboard commands, making it accessible to individuals who cannot use a mouse.
  3. Resizable Text: Users can adjust the text size on our website to meet their personal preferences.
  4. Consistent Layout and Structure: We maintain a consistent and logical layout and structure across our website, making it easier for screen readers and assistive technologies to interpret and navigate.
  5. Descriptive Headings: We use descriptive headings and proper HTML markup to structure content, aiding users in understanding the organization of the page.

Feedback and Contact Information

We value your feedback on the accessibility of our website. If you encounter any accessibility barriers or have suggestions on how we can improve the accessibility of our website, please contact us using the information below:

  • Email:
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 421260, San Diego, CA 92142-1260

We are committed to responding to your feedback promptly and taking appropriate actions to enhance the accessibility of our website.

Accessibility Standards and Conformance

Our ongoing accessibility efforts are guided by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA. We conduct regular audits of our website to identify and address accessibility issues. Our goal is to ensure that all users can access and use our website effectively.

Third-Party Content and Links

While we strive to make our website accessible, we may occasionally link to third-party content or websites that are not fully accessible. We cannot control or be responsible for the accessibility of external websites or content. However, we encourage you to report any accessibility issues you encounter with such content, and we will do our best to address them.

Future Enhancements

We are committed to continually improving the accessibility of our website. As technology and accessibility standards evolve, we will strive to implement new features and enhancements to provide an even better online experience for all users.

Thank you for visiting the Honorary Deputy Sheriff’s Association website. We appreciate your support and cooperation as we work to make our website accessible to everyone. Your feedback and suggestions are invaluable in this endeavor.