Early voting for the November 18 election will begin this Friday, November 3 – 11.
Claiborne Parish Sheriff Sam Dowies is asking for your continued support as he runs for re-election.
Sheriff Dowies has demonstrated business leadership through his time as Claiborne Parish Sheriff. Prior to his election as sheriff, he started, managed and grew a successful business.
He believes this business experience has equipped him to run a successful and complex sheriff’s office with over 92 employees. Dowies manages this office with a 3.6 million dollar budget of taxpayer dollars. Through the Claiborne Parish Sheriff’s Office he also manages six distinct departments including civil division, criminal/investigations, dispatch, patrol, detention center and 911 communications center.
Sheriff Dowies has demonstrated leadership in law enforcement. During his time as sheriff, the Claiborne Parish Sheriff’s Office has charged over 450 drug charges and seized narcotics worth an approximate $249,463 in street value. Claiborne Parish Deputy investigations have resulted in 100 percent conviction for jury trials.
Dowies is endorsed for re-election by Bienville Parish Sheriff John Ballance, Sheriff Leroy Martin of Columbia County, Ark., Retired Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton, Lincoln Parish Sheriff Stephen Williams and Grant Parish Sheriff Stephen McCain.
Sheriff Sam Dowies has made promises and kept them and will continue to do so.
‘The Dowies Plan’ includes continuing to fight and win the war on drugs, implementing community oriented policing, a Citizen-Oversight Committee to work with law enforcement and community leaders, comprehensive training program for officers and support personnel and re-establishing the Reserve Officer Program. He will also continue to work diligently with other law enforcement agencies in the parish to improve service to the citizens.
Vote #52, Sheriff Sam Dowies for Claiborne Parish Sheriff on November 18.