April 16, 2018 – John Foster has announced that former Nevada City Police Chiefs Lou Travato, Jim Wickham, and Tim Foley have each endorsed Foster for Nevada County Sheriff.
They join all four former Truckee Police Chiefs, Dan Boon, Scott Berry, Nicholas Sensley and Adam McGill, in endorsing Foster.
The seven local leaders in law enforcement cite Foster’s proven leadership, extensive law enforcement experience, strong ethical character and ability to work with neighboring law enforcement agencies to move the Sheriff’s Office to a more contemporary agency that is better responsive to the community.
Foster has also received endorsements from the Central Sierra Police Chiefs Association, which represents sixty police chiefs, including those from Grass Valley, Nevada City and Truckee. They wrote, “(John) understands the changing dynamics of today’s law enforcement demands and works collaboratively to bring solutions to the table. John’s experience and professional training would strongly benefit the Nevada County community.”
The California Police Chiefs Association, representing municipal police chiefs and their agencies that provide public safety for over 26 million Californians, has also endorsed Foster’s candidacy for Sheriff. The Association promotes, among other objectives, police cooperation, recruitment and training of qualified person, and high professional standards of conduct.
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.
To view the complete list of endorsements you are invited to visit FosterForSheriff2018.com