May 10, 2018 – The Foster for Sheriff campaign is pleased to announce the endorsement of former Nevada County Sheriff Troy Arbaugh.

Arbaugh, who served as Nevada County Sheriff from 1995-1999, feels John Foster has the experience to lead the Sheriff’s Office into the 21st century. “John Foster has the experience of leading an entire department and that experience as Grass Valley Police Chief will serve him well. He will do a fine job as our next Sheriff.”

Former Sheriff Arbaugh joins an impressive list of local law enforcement leaders including former Nevada City Police Chiefs Lou Travato, Jim Wickham, and Tim Foley, all four former Truckee Police Chiefs, Dan Boon, Scott Berry, Nicholas Sensley, Adam McGill and the three separate Police Officer Associations of Grass Valley, Nevada City and Truckee.

Foster has also received endorsements from San Mateo County Sheriff Carlos Bolanos, the Central Sierra Police Chiefs Association, which represents sixty police chiefs, including those from Grass Valley, Nevada City and Truckee and the California Police Chiefs Association, representing municipal police chiefs and their agencies that provide public safety for over 26 million Californians.

Foster is a 35-year veteran of law enforcement and a recognized leader in Community Policing. He was Chief of Police in Grass Valley for over 17 years, Past President of the Central Sierra Police Chiefs Association and is active in numerous local and professional public safety organizations, including past Chair of the Grass Valley Nevada County Chamber of Commerce.

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