Public safety is one of the most fundamental and important responsibilities of local government.

Investing in our Public Safety personnel and infrastructure has been a major priority during my first term.

My Administration has successfully:

  • Launched the largest public-safety infrastructure program in County history:

    • New Police Academy

    • New Central Booking Facility

    • 550 new police vehicles

    • 4 new fire stations

    • 10 new fire-suppression vehicles

  • Four straight years of pay increases for police and fire fighters 

  • Added over 80 new public safety positions to combat heroin and gangs

  • Launched a major crack down on MS-13

  • Started 287G Program in the jail to identify illegal immigrants that have committed serious crimes

  • Launched a major effort to improve public safety in schools