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Thank you for stating Kim Bogart "has the education, experience and knowledge to lead the Sheriff's Office." I'm proud of my 31-year law enforcement career and my commitment to Pasco County.
I intend to utilize my experience and expertise to transition the Sheriff's Office into a world-class organization focused completely on your family's safety. I have a seven point plan to accomplish that mission:
• Focus on public safety — not politics.
• Implement aggressive crime-reduction strategies.
• Ensure transparency and accountability.
• Attain law enforcement accreditation.
• Implement aggressive recruitment and retention strategies.
• Build a foundation of community involvement.
• Implement an inmate community re-entry program.
To read my full plan, please visit my website: www.bogartforsheriff.com
I have dedicated my life to fighting for your family's safety and promoting a strong criminal justice system.
I ask that you vote for K. Bogart for sheriff.