Brian Allman is on the November ballot as the Democratic nominee for Sheriff.
As the public gets to know a candidate, it questions the background and policies that the candidate supports and hopes to implement once elected.
Brian is no different.
Last Thursday evening at the Democratic Committee meeting at the fire house, many Democratic Committee members had questions for Brian.
This is an ongoing dialogue the Committee conducts to learn what to expect from a candidate.
The occasion for the discussion was that Brian wanted to join the Democratic Committee as a member.
In order to become a committee member, the candidate must be nominated at one meeting (last week), and then the Committee votes approval (or not) at the next monthly meeting (in June).
Several questions at the May meeting had to do with the number of law suits that Brian has filed himself.
Of course, court is how we settle disputes that can’t be settled any other way.
But a large part of any lawyer’s practice is discouraging litigation and encouraging settlement. And the job of Sheriff is not only to enforce the law but to be a peace officer as well, to calm rather than to disturb troubled waters. Continue reading