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Reduce Recidivism Rate

As your next Sheriff I will...

Create treatment programs that mitigate the frequency of those incarcerated in the detention facility that includes but are not limited to education, vocational training, anger management and drug/alcohol treatment.

Recidivism: The behavior of a repeat or habitual criminal. A measurement of the rate at which offenders commit other crimes, either by arrest or conviction baselines, after being released from incarceration. Both state and federal laws have been enacted in an attempt to reduce the number of repeat or habitual offenses.

Fostering Community Engagement

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Establish community oriented programs that fosters a relationship that is built on mutual respect and promotes public trust.

Implement new technologies, coupled with best practices and industry standards that give law enforcement an opportunity to fully engage and educate communities in a dialogue about their mutual expectations for transparency, accountability, and privacy.

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“When any part of the American family does not feel like it is being treated fairly, that’s a problem for all of us.”

—President Barack Obama

Trust between law enforcement agencies and the people they protect and serve is essential in a democracy. It is key to the stability of our communities, the integrity of our criminal justice system, and the safe and effective delivery of policing services. Law enforcement agencies should also proactively promote public trust by initiating positive non-enforcement activities to engage communities.

Creating Multi-Jurisdictional Collaborations

As your next Sheriff I will...

Work closely with various public safety agencies; within Henry County, the surrounding metro Atlanta; statewide, nationally and internationally to mitigate crime.

Interagency collaboration in law enforcement is the process of agencies working together toward a common goal; it promotes greater efficiency in service deliver, improves defining the roles of participating agencies, improves the quality and quantity of resources availed.

Garner National Certifications

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Implement internal business practices and standards that induce optimal service levels. 


Commission on Accreditation For Corrections. The ACA standards have served to establish a fundamental operational structure for facilities and agencies that have implemented them.  ACA standards interface with all aspects of operations, including safety, security, order, care, programs, justice, and administration.


Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. The primary cornerstones that comprises the CALEA difference and distinguishes CALEA from all other forms of public safety accreditation are professionalism, stewardship, integrity, diversity, independence, continuous improvement, objectivity, credibility, consistency, knowledge, experience, accountability and collaboration.


National Commission on Correctional Health Care was established to improve the quality of health care in jails, prisons and juvenile detention facilities. confinement facilities.

Induce Restorative Justice

As your next Sheriff I will...

Take a tough; but fair stance on crime by returning to restorative law enforcement standards and best practices.

Restorative justice seeks to understand and address the circumstances that contributed to the crime. Restorative justice is concerned with healing victims' wounds, restoring offenders to law-abiding lives, and repairing harm done to interpersonal relationships and the community. A restorative justice process also aims to empower victims to participate effectively in dialogue or mediation with offenders.

Empower and Engage Employees

As your next Sheriff I will...

Support staff by continuing to hire law enforcement professionals who reflect the community they serve and espouse the ethics and oath sworn to protect and serve.

Set as a priority a holistic approach to the overall wellness and safety of staff through cutting edge training and development.

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“Got Your Six”

The phrase "I've got your six" refers to having someone's back. Watching out for them at an angle they cannot cover themselves. It derives from World War I fighter pilots referencing the rear of an plane as six o’clock. On the battlefield , your “six” is the most vulnerable.

PROVEN Leader | EXPERIENCED Law Enforcement Professional | COMMITTED Public Servant | VESTED Henry County Resident

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