As a former police officer, I deeply appreciated the article by Bruce Porter about local law enforcement officers. Our county needs a supervisor who himself has a background in public service and who has taken the time to ride along with deputy sheriffs, firefighters, and even UCSB police officers on Halloween. Bruce’s background gives him a deep understanding of the importance of recruiting, retaining, equipping, and training a quality public safety force. Porter’s opponent, Joan Hartmann, has none of those qualities. I’d guess that’s why the Deputy Sheriffs’ Association and Deputy District Attorney Association have formally endorsed Bruce.
Please join me in supporting Bruce Porter for county supervisor.