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San Diego County - Sheriff

Sheriff — San Diego County

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the Sheriff — San Diego County

Find out their top 3 priorities, their experience, and who supports them.

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    Candidates

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    Kelly Anne Martinez

    San Diego County Undersheriff
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Ensuring public safety in every community within San...
    2. Hiring and retaining highly qualified personnel at...
    3. Investing in county jails through infrastructure improvements...
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    John Hemmerling

    Chief Criminal Prosecutor
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. As Sheriff, John Hemmerling will be tough on crime...
    2. The Second Amendment is a guarantor of our freedom...
    3. Public safety is the number one job of government....
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    Dave Myers

    35-year law enforcement, Sheriff...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Transparency & accountability
    2. Stop Jail Deaths
    3. Equitable & respectful policing in ALL neighborhoods
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    Jonathan Peck

    Current law enforcement officer of...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Protect the God given and constitutionally guaranteed...
    2. Guarantee the individual right to self-defense by...
    3. Stand firmly against government overreach to prevent...
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    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Work with other local elected officials and community...
    2. Revamp the culture of the Sheriff's Department to...
    3. Create community based court system for more local...
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    Charles "Chuck" Battle

    Retired Sheriff's Sergeant
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Improve morale to improve employee retention and hiring.
    2. Implement regularly recurring meetings with first-line...
    3. Make the concealed carry permit process as all inclusive...
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