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Jim Smith is a life long resident of our community and will work tirelessly to make it a better place. Jim is involved in many civic organizations taking an active role in improving life in Kosciusko County.
Jim Smith knows the value of being connected. That's why he is running for Sheriff. Jim Smith is committed to an open door policy with open communication.
Jim Smith believes in being a good steward of your tax dollars. Once elected Sheriff we will work to set a reasonable budget, and operate within that budget.
My wife, two (2) children, Zachary and Isabelle, and I are lifelong residents of Kosciusko County. I graduated from Warsaw Community High School in 2000 and served in the U.S. Army Reserve for twelve (12) years, including a nine (9) month tour in Kuwait/Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.
From 2005 to 2007, I worked as a Syracuse Police Reserve Officer and became a full time Officer in 2007. I attended the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and graduated in 2008. I worked full time for the Syracuse Police Department from 2007-2011 before coming to the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department where I work today. My career accomplishments include a promotion to Corporal in 2017, becoming a member of the Rescue and Recovery Dive Team, becoming a Certified Hostage Negotiator, being Certified as an ILEA (Indiana Law Enforcement Academy) Instructor for S.T.O.P.S. (Strategies and Tactics Patrol) and E.V.O. (Emergency Vehicle Operations), becoming a Certified Field Training Officer and a Former Kosciusko County Reserve Coordinator.
I was elected to be the President of the Tippecanoe Township Board in 2018 and remain in that capacity today. I previously served as the President of the North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce and formerly served as the President of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #149. I served as the President of the Leesburg Lions Club from 2020 to 2021 and remain a member today. I am a former board member of the Warsaw Morning Breakfast Optimist Club and currently serve as its President. I am currently a member of the North Webster American Legion Post #253, Kosciusko County 4-H Swine Committee, Warsaw Community Church, and Clunette Methodist Church.
Thank you Curt Ebersole and Two Bear Arms for your support and including me in your podcast!
I would like to thank everyone for their support throughout this campaign. I have compiled many of my platform issues and solutions for you to review. I am asking for your continued support and your vote on November 8th!
Once elected I will put the counties needs before my own, fiscal responsibility is a core value I strongly believe in.
In this video I discuss the current salary of the Sheriff and how my intent in law enforcement has always been serve the community not get rich.
Sheriff Salary compared to other state officials
In this video I quickly discuss why I believe we should implement a narcotic detection dog in the Jail Division.
In this video I discuss mine and others concerns regarding our jail along with my ideas to help create solutions.
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