SAN DIEGO (CNS) – San Diego County supervisors Tuesday unanimously accredited the appliance course of for selecting an interim sheriff, together with two public hearings.
Starting Wednesday and persevering with by way of March 4, the County Clerk’s Workplace will settle for functions for a short lived alternative for Invoice Gore, who stepped down Thursday after serving a dozen years within the place.
The 74-year-old Gore introduced final summer season that he would not seek re-election this year.
The particular person chosen by the board will serve till January 2023, when the winner of November’s election takes over.
Formally looking for the put up thus far within the run-up to the election are Undersheriff Kelly Martinez, former sheriff’s Cmdr. David Myers, Assistant San Diego Metropolis Lawyer John Hemmerling and sheriff’s Deputy Kenneth Newsom.
Supervisors will choose 5 finalists throughout a March 15 public listening to, after which selected an interim sheriff at a March 22 public assembly.
In line with county officers, candidates will need to have legislation enforcement expertise, be a registered voter, haven’t any prison convictions and be prepared inside 20 days to start serving as interim sheriff.
Every finalist should present written responses to any questions supervisors ask, and grant the county permission to conduct credit score and prison background checks. The interim sheriff will even need to go a typical medical examination.
The county will promote the momentary place on its web site, in native newspapers and on social media.
On Tuesday, Board Chairman Nathan Fletcher stated the momentary alternative needs to be a non-candidate for the everlasting job. “We’ve obtained to let the general public weigh in,” he added.
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