Republican candidate for sherifff in Maricopa County Jerry Sheridan says his top priority will be to combat sex trafficking. His opponent, incumbent Democrat Paul Penzone has done absolutely nothing and needs to be voted out of office.
Sheridan is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in public safety administration and a master’s degree in organizational management.
Sheridan has more than 38 years of law enforcement experience at the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. He spent 33 years of his experience in a leadership position promoting from Corporal to the highest-ranking uniformed position of Chief Deputy.
Jerry Sheridan is also a certified Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) instructor. This shows he has the proven knowledge of the duties and responsibilities associated with being a law enforcement officer, particularly a Sheriff.
Sheridan’s mission is to enforce state law and provide the finest public safety services to the great citizens of Maricopa County while protecting the judiciary, executing orders of the courts, supporting our law enforcement partners and providing for the care, custody and control to all incarcerated inmates. When elected as Maricopa County Sheriff, Jerry’s promise to Maricopa County is to begin execution of this mission effectively immediately.