Too many local families are afraid to go out in public or enjoy the parks because our communities are increasingly threatened by gangs, homeless addicts, and coarse vandalism. Kern County is competing to become the murder capitol of the State of California.
Brian Smith's 34 year-long career in law enforcement and law enforcement leadership make him the single most qualified candidate to address the public safety crisis.
Brian will work with the Sheriff to make sure that patrols, substations, and jails are budgeted and operated according to the best practices in criminal justice and not due to political tug-of-war with other departments. There will be no escaping the responsibility to protect families and businesses by redefining criminal behavior as "homelessness." Brian will personally lead the fight to repeal Proposition 47 and AB109 from the County to Sacramento.