September 15, 2017 – Bill Smethers announces his candidacy for Nevada County Sheriff-Coroner-Public Administrator.

Bill Smethers has confirmed that he will run for Nevada County Sheriff. He is the best candidate and is very well suited for the job as he comes with tremendous experience and the right mindset for the Nevada County Community in which he was born and raised.

A 20 year veteran of the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, Bill has had success in various positions within the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office. The experience collected over the years provided him extensive knowledge along with the qualifications required to run for Sheriff. Bill currently holds the rank of Executive Lieutenant at the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility.

This was an easy decision for Bill, He is dedicated to serving his community and is fully committed to protecting the core values of this office. Bill prides himself on his law enforcement and leadership abilities. He promises to be tough on crime and work hand and hand with the District Attorney’s Office and the Courts to make sure we hold people accountable for their actions. Bill will also work closely with local Chiefs of Police and other law enforcement agencies to benefit the needs and concerns of the citizens he serves.

Bill understands that the position of Sheriff is not about one person, it is about mentoring the men and women of the office as well as being visible and responsive to the people. It is teamwork with community, family, businesses and law enforcement.

Bill and his wife Christina raised their family In Nevada County. It is their home and although their children are mostly grown now and some are beginning families of their own, They love our community and Bill is ready to safeguard the neighborhood.

Bill has a trusted track record throughout his career, He knows this community and is ready to take on the responsibilities that comes with the elected post. Bill is very proud and excited to announce his candidacy for Sheriff of Nevada County.

2 replies on “Bill Smethers announces candidacy for Nevada County Sheriff”

  1. This article reads as if YubaNet is endorsing Bill Smethers for the 2018 Sheriff’s Election by stating that Bill Smethers is the best candidate. It took me a while to find that the actual author of this article is Jeannette Royal, wife of Sheriff Keith Royal.
    While Mr. Smethers is highly qualified, so is John Foster, who appears to have a more broad experience in leadership in law enforcement and training, as well as Shannon Moon, currently an active member of Nevada County Sheriff’s Depart.
    As voter forums take place, voters will have the opportunity to decide for themselves which candidate is truly the most qualified and will bring the best change of culture to our Sheriff Department.

    1. YubaNet does not endorse candidates.

      The byline clearly states the author of the press release, like every other article.

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