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Calaveras CountyCandidate for Sheriff

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Patrick Garrahan

Police Science Instructor
3,446 votes (22.78%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Bring leadership and professionalism to the Office of Sheriff.
  • Increase staffing levels and retain the personnel we hire.
  • Implement functional Community Policing and Neighborhood Watch programs in order to reduce crime and foster better community relationships with the Sheriff's Office.



Profession:Police Science Instructor
Police Science Instructor, Calaveras Unified School DIstrict (2016–current)
Director, Calaveras Consolidated Fire Protection DIstrict Board of Directors — Elected position (2014–current)
Director, Jenny Lind Veterans Memorial DIstrict Board of DIrectors — Appointed position (2017–current)
Adjunct Professor, San Joaquin Delta COllege (2016–2016)
Law Enforcement Professional, MPRI, Inc. (2009–2013)
Police Officer, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Acting Captain, Oakland Police Department (1985–2008)
Police Officer, Flagstaff Police Department (1981–1985)


ISU Associate in Science, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Science, Criminal Justice Administration and Criminology. (current)

Community Activities

Youth Mentor, Calaveras Youth Mentoring Program (2014–current)
Community Service Chair, West Calaveras Rotary Club (2014–current)
Calaveras County Coordinator, Marine Corps Toys For Tots (2015–current)
Member, Calaveras Chamber of Commerce (2016–current)
Member, Marine Corps League (2008–current)

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