From Jeffrey R. Gahler:
February 20, 2014 / BEL AIR, MD – Today, Jeffrey R. Gahler officially filed as a candidate for the Office of Sheriff of Harford County, MD.
Having served over twenty-eight years with the Maryland State Police, Gahler is a career law enforcement professional who has dedicated his life to public service by ensuring the safety and security of Maryland families In his bid to implement an effective crime fighting platform that improves quality of life for Harford County residents, Gahler promises to restore integrity, ethics and fiscal responsibility to the Sheriff’s Office.
“I am beyond humbled by the trust and support that I’ve received throughout the campaign,” said Jeff Gahler. “Now more than ever, the Harford County Sheriff’s Office needs a transparent and effective law enforcement professional and my promise to the people of Harford County is that no one will work harder to ensure the safety of our families than me and my team.”
In 2010, as a first time candidate for elected office, Gahler won the Republican nomination and came within a few percentage points of winning the election for Sheriff. Since then, he has positioned himself as a formidable candidate to assume responsibility of the County’s public safety and has gained respect and support from citizens, law enforcement peers, government officials and lawmakers. Upon filing a formal notice of candidacy, the Gahler campaign received an official endorsement from Maryland State Senator Nancy Jacobs:
“With growing public safety challenges facing Harford County, the decision of who we entrust the safety of our children and loved ones to is incredibly important,” said Jacobs. “Jeff Gahler is a strong and formidable public safety professional who brings nearly three decades of law enforcement experience, clarity of thought and purpose to his work. He is a proven leader and perhaps most notably, he is a good listener and problem solver who comes to the table with open-minded solutions on how to solve complex public safety problems. The people of Harford will be best served by electing Jeff Gahler as Sheriff and this is why I am formally endorsing his candidacy.”
Jeff Gahler is a 37 year resident of Harford County and resides in the Forest Hill Community with his wife, Sonya, and their two daughters, Shelby and Sydney. He is a North Harford High School and Harford Community College graduate and obtained both his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Management from Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Gahler is a member of the adjunct faculty within the Public Safety Leadership Program at the Johns Hopkins University and is an operating partner with the Advanced Leadership Consortium, a company committed to providing quality training and consulting services to public safety organizations and private businesses.
To learn more about Jeff Gahler and his campaign, readers are asked to visit www.gahlerforsheriff.com.