Rex Wayne Coffey (D)
Office Sought: Charles County Sheriff
Residence: Charlotte Hall.
Education: Some college, crim. justice, Charles County C.C.; graduate, Pr. George's Police Academy, Md. Correctional Academy.
Occupation: Major/special deputy U.S. marshal; security contractor, U.S. Dept. of Justice; ret., Charles Co. Sheriff's Office.
Web site: http://www.rexcoffey.com
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Elected offices/civic activities:
Member, Waldorf Lions Club, F.O.P. Lodge 24, Democratic Club, 4th and 5th districts, Western Charles Democratic Club, South Potomac Church; volunteer, Red Cross, Children's Aid Society.
Why should voters elect you?
"My proven leadership, dedication to Charles County, and my experience as a commander and administrator. I'm the best man for the job of sheriff."
What do you think is the most urgent problem facing your jurisdiction?
"Crime and the safety of our citizens. Crime continues to rise, so much so that over 5,000 of our citizens were victims of major crimes last year. Our citizens live or have moved here to Charles County with the expectation of having a safe and secure place for their families to live. People no longer feel safe. The sheriff's responsible to protect our citizens and reduce crime. As sheriff, these increases in the number of crimes will not be tolerated, and I will work to restore the secure feeling that has been lost. Five thousand victims can not be tolerated."
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