For Immediate Release
January 4, 2016
Contact: Dave Gilliard
SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CA – Today, Sheriff Scott Jones announced the endorsement of the 1500 member Sacramento County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association (SCDSA) in his campaign for the United States House of Representatives. Jones is making public safety and national security a key part of his platform in the race for the 7th congressional district.
“Sheriff Scott Jones is a regional, state and national leader on issues of public safety and security and he has the experience and knowledge we need during these challenging times for our nation,” said Kevin Mickelson, President of the Sacramento County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association. “The Sheriff cares deeply about this community and its residents and he has dedicated his career in law enforcement to keeping us safe.”
Sheriff Scott Jones was elected by the people of Sacramento County in 2010 and was reelected to a second term in 2014. Jones is the current President of the California Peace Officers Association and sits on many professional and community boards. Jones has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from CSU Sacramento, and a Juris Doctor (Law) degree from Lincoln Law School. He is also a graduate of the West Point Leadership Program, as well as the FBI’s National Executive Institute. In addition to his duties with the Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff Jones is also an adjunct professor at both the community college and state college levels. Scott Jones has been married to his wife Christy for 20 years, and they have four children
The election for the 7th Congressional District is sure to be one of the most watched congressional elections in the entire nation this year. The 7th Congressional District is nested entirely within Sacramento County including the cities of Folsom, Elk Grove, Citrus Heights and Rancho Cordova.
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