WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | News

Charlottesville Sheriff Seeks Four More Years

March 5, 2013

Charlottesville sheriff James Brown wants another four years on the job to keep the city's courts safe.

The 42-year-old Charlottesville native made the announcement Tuesday afternoon outside Charlottesville Circuit Court. He was first elected to the office in 2009. He oversees eight full-time and two part-time deputies.

In his first term, Brown said he's helped to improve courthouse security and save money by introducing hybrid cars to the fleet.

"There's things we're still working on to improve courthouse security and to improve the various functions that we have as an office," Brown said. "I think we've been doing a really good job with what we've been doing, and I'd like to continue with that."

Brown said if re-elected, he wants to continue his work to get the sheriff's office formally accredited.

"I grew up with a father who was sharing his time with other kids trying to help them get on the right path as well, so it's one of those things where my family's always been involved in public service," Brown said.

As of now, the Democrat is running unopposed.


The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.

  • Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. We will not post comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.
  • We will not post comments that use hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our website.
  • Comments should not attack other readers or people featured in our stories personally. Any accusations should be backed up with facts.
  • Any comment we post will be posted in its entirety. We do not edit any comment that we post.
     
  • Comments should contribute to the discussion. We will not post comments that don't advance the discussion. Flaming and/or trolling will not be tolerated.
     
  • Comments should not attack other posters. Let's keep the focus on the content of the story.

    As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.

    If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to webmaster@newsplex.com.

 

powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 195429201