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Letter to the Editor | Jason Guslick for Sheriff of Washington County | By Nathan Peskie


August 12, 2018 -My law enforcement career has spanned 16 years, including nearly 10 years at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office where I held positions as a patrol deputy, drug unit investigator, and patrol sergeant.  Also, during that time I was a member of the Washington County SWAT team.  I highlight my background to qualify my endorsement of Jason Guslick for Sheriff of Washington County.

I have worked with and for Lt. Guslick and found he offers legal, ethical, and professional leadership. Furthermore, Jason has the experience to understand and lead a complex organization.  He also possesses the values, determination, and demeanor to lead an organization of dedicated men and women as they serve the citizens in a courteous, compassionate, and professional matter.

As a current law enforcement officer and having spent majority of my career in narcotics enforcement I know Jason perspective and approach to the ongoing opioid epidemic separates him from the other candidate.  He has put a lot of thought, time, and research into how Washington County can address this serious issue.  I am confident that under his leadership Washington County will appropriately prioritize its resources to combat this serious problem.

Having spent time working with him, I got to know Jason and I am aware that he is a true conservative who is a staunch believer in the constitution and the liberties it provides.  I know Jason will continue those values if elected Sheriff and uphold the office to remain professional, ethical, and transparent to the citizens it serves.

Therefore, I offer my support without reservation to Jason Guslick in his bid to become the next Washington County Sheriff and urge the citizens of Washington County to elect a proven leader on August 14.

Nathan Peskie
(Former Washington County Deputy/Investigator/Sergeant)



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