March 14, 2024
Jamie Patton

Patton has guided UCSO through its toughest times


By Mac Cordell, Marysville J-T Reporter

Sheriff Jamie Patton believes the lessons of the past have prepared him to lead in the future.

Patton, 54, says that after being appointed in 2011, he “led the Sheriff’s Office through the difficult recovery period” that included layoffs and several years of budget cuts. He said the last couple years, with COVID and the ‘defund the police’ movement, have also been difficult.

“Tough times like what we’ve experienced in the past 12 years call for strong leadership and I think I have clearly demonstrated that kind of leadership in leading my staff through those challenges,” Patton said.

Patton lives outside of Richwood with …

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