Updated: Jul 10, 2019
I am running for Sheriff because I am committed to change for the whole of Gwinnett County, in Criminal Justice Reform, and the quality of life for all through the colorful tapestry of diversity in Gwinnett County. The Gwinnett County of today is the beacon of diversity and opportunity for all who call Gwinnett County home and our elected leaders should be on the right side of history with welcoming that diversity which ultimately makes Gwinnett County stronger and better.
As a black man and a 30 year veteran of law enforcement in Gwinnett County, I have a unique perspective on the marginalized people who may become involved with the Criminal Justice System, and how that system if misused can destroy a life of hopes and dreams. The alleged offender can become a victim as well as the families that love them. Being poor or being unable to obtain adequate resources for medical and or mental treatment, should not be the foundation and justification for incarceration!
I want to be Sheriff because the whole country is watching Gwinnett County as one of the most diverse counties in the country. If we don't get it right and adapt to the changing landscape of diversity in the 21st century, Gwinnett will suffer economic and political devastation.
I want to become Gwinnett's next Sheriff as a role model to any child who thinks that because of their race, religion, or sexual orientation, certain goals are unattainable. True Law Enforcement isn't about any of those things, it is about Community Outreach, Constitutional fair and impartial policing, and building trust with the people you swore an oath to serve.
Candidate for Gwinnett County Sheriff
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