Sheriff Thurman works diligently to protect the safety and rights of all citizens of Cowlitz County and commits to continuing that work.
 
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Promises Made - Promises Fulfilled
When I ran in 2018, my campaign materials listed these items as my goals. How did we do?

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Restoring confidence and communication between the Sheriff and Deputies and Sergeants
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Establishing positive collaboration between the Sheriff's Office and other Law Enforcement agencies and public safety entities
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Creating a proactive unit to address street level drug dealers, burglars, vehicle prowlers, and mail and ID thieves. There are time proven methods that are effective in dealing with these issues. A uniformed Deputy in a marked car is limited in its effectiveness in these situations.
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Have the Sheriff and his Command staff be responsible for Sheriff's Office policy updates.
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Make hiring Deputies for unfilled positions a high priority. I would expedite the hiring process and actively recruit academy trained applicants.