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Posted on May 20 at 7:38 p.m.

Ken_Volok,
You bring back good, albeit not healthy memories. Today's "force" drinks lattes and snacks on yogurt. UUUUgh

On Have Idling Sheriff Cars Wasted More than $1 Million?

Posted on May 15 at 3:30 a.m.

"Sheriff candidate Sandra Brown reported a $6,000 donation from civil libertarian Russell Trenholme" as reported in the Indy on 4/15. Hmmmm

On We Do Not Need a New Jail

Posted on May 12 at 8:53 a.m.

His name is Ryan Smith. He decided that with his new job at UCSB and his new family, it would be a stretch to run this term. He will be worth watching in the next 4 years in my opinion.

On Inside the Race for Sheriff of Santa Barbara County

Posted on May 11 at 10:14 p.m.

Sheriff Bill brown is not perfect. But he is the best qualified of the two candidates in this election - period.

On Inside the Race for Sheriff of Santa Barbara County

Posted on April 22 at 8:41 a.m.

You're welcome Priceless.

On Fire Official Admits to Stealing Union Funds

Posted on April 21 at 10:14 a.m.

Never said he was loved. He is certainly the most qualified. The DSA will come out with an endorsement recommendation in the first week of May.

On Fire Official Admits to Stealing Union Funds

Posted on April 21 at 7:24 a.m.

JohnLocke,
Do you believe that an unexperienced sergeant will be able to curtail the actions of people which create the situations of officer involved shootings? If you have some thoughts on how to prevent these situations, I am certain that all of us, including the sheriffs and chiefs would like to hear them. I'm sincere in that comment.

Bill Brown, when first elected, had 29 years of law enforcement experience, had been a police chief for two cities, president of the California Police Chief's Association, graduated from the Delinquency Control Institute and the FBI National Academy. He also had achieved a bachelor's degree in management as well as a master's degree in public administration from USC.

Sergeant Brown said basically that she has taken some classes in college, but she doesn't state what. She has never attempted to advance to the rank of lieutenant, which is a middle manager in our profession. She has not taken the time and effort to prepare herself for the position of CEO of an organization of over 600 people with a $125 million dollar annual budget.

I don't know your background, but I suspect that experience counted when it came time to advance.

On Qualities of a Sheriff

Posted on April 20 at 12:38 p.m.

Sandra Brown says she "attended" community colleges and USC. I'd be interested on the details, like what classes or programs, or how many hours.

On Qualities of a Sheriff

Posted on April 20 at 8:16 a.m.

I told you Priceless, go to your anger management classes - it will help you immensely.

On Fire Official Admits to Stealing Union Funds

Posted on April 18 at 9:01 a.m.

Not excusing it Priceless. Just sad when good people go bad, no matter who they are. Have you gone to your anger management class today?

On Fire Official Admits to Stealing Union Funds

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