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Former Woodburn Police Chief Jim Ferraris backs the current Marion County DA

Here's why I am endorsing Paige Clarkson for re-election as Marion County District Attorney:

I worked with Paige Clarkson for many years while serving as a Salem Deputy Chief of Police and as the Woodburn Police Chief, so I have seen the results and rewards of Paige's work firsthand. An experienced lawyer and prosecutor, Paige believes in ensuring justice for victims with integrity, compassion and transparency. PMG FILE PHOTO - Former Woodburn Police Chief Jim Ferraris., Woodburn Independent - News

Paige takes great pride in her investment in Marion County law enforcement by providing "best practice" training to police officers, sheriffs' deputies and state troopers.

Paige is relentless in pursuing criminals who prey on victims, seeing those criminals incarcerated to keep people and our communities safe.

Paige is committed to alternatives to incarceration when appropriate, through demonstrated work with drug court, veteran's court, mental health crisis coordination, and other means of diversion that gives offenders opportunities to improve while ensuring justice for victims.

Paige focuses efforts of her office on protecting children and vulnerable adults in our community from sexual and physical abuse.

Paige believes public officials should be held to a higher standard and has a proven track records of holding public officials accountable.

Paige works hard to coordinate precious public safety resources to obtain the most value in keeping Marion County a safe place to live, work and visit.

Elections have consequences. Make the right choice. Re-elect Paige Clarkson as Marion County District Attorney.

Jim Ferraris of Powell Butte is a retired chief of Woodburn Police and past president of the Oregon Association Chiefs of Police. He can be contacted through the association at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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