NEVADA CITY, Calif. September 13, 2018 – Rick Haffey, retiring Chief Executive Officer of Nevada County was honored at a retirement luncheon held two weeks ago at the Miners Foundry. The event was attended by County staff, elected Officials, former elected Officials, and many community members. It was an afternoon of commendations and good humor. Mr. Haffey took the opportunity to thank the Board of Supervisors, past and present as well as County Staff, past and present. He specifically called out Captain Shannan Moon of the Sheriff’s Office, endorsing her “as the most qualified candidate to be the next Sheriff of Nevada County.”
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In a statement issued by Mr. Haffey, he further detailed his support. “Shannan Moon is far and away the most qualified candidate for Sheriff. I have worked with her and have seen her in action. I know Shannan will blend the best of traditional law enforcement values with a high level of accountability, collaboration and 21st century leadership. We are so lucky to have her as the choice for Sheriff.”
Moon, who won the June Primary, will compete for the top post in the November election. Captain Moon is a lifelong resident of Nevada County and a 28-year veteran of the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office.