Powers announces Crawford County sheriff candidacy

Powers announces Crawford County sheriff candidacy

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David L. Powers has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Crawford County sheriff in the 2019 primary election. Powers has 26 years of law enforcement experience and is currently a deputy sheriff and firearms instructor at the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office. Powers began his law enforcement career with the Meadville Police Department in 1990. Powers spent 22 years serving the citizens of the city of Meadville and retired as a shift sergeant. With his position as a police officer, he has first-hand experience and knowledge of the issues surrounding drug abuse, mental health and domestic violence and how it affects the whole community. During his time with the Meadville Police Department and Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, he has acquired numerous certifications such as firearms instructor through the Pennsylvania State Police and the Penn State Sheriff Academy. In addition, he has completed the FBI Sniper/Observer course at Camp Perry, Ohio, Allegheny Patrol Rifle School and Patrol Rifle Instructor School at Penn State Sheriff’s Academy. Powers is a member of the National Rifle Association with a strong belief in the Second Amendment and an individual’s right to carry and protect themselves. The primary role of the office of sheriff is a servant of the courts, according to Powers. Powers said his highest priority is to continue with all of the Sheriff’s Office duties such as protecting the integrity of the judicial system, serving warrants, transporting prisoners, community relations and protecting the people in the courthouse, judicial center and the […]

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