presents
Voter’s Edge California
Conozca la información antes de votar.
Presentado por
MapLight
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
KPBS Voters Guide@KPBSNews
June 5, 2018 — Elecciones Primarias de California
Condado

Condado de San MateoCandidato para Alguacil

Photo de Mark D. Melville

Mark D. Melville

Deputy Sheriff
52,996 votos (39.51%)
Use tab to activate the candidate button. Use "return" to select this candidate. You can access your list by navigating to 'My Choices'.
Para obtener más información a fondo sobre este candidato, siga los enlaces de cada pestaña en esta sección. En la mayoría de los lectores de pantalla, puede presionar Regresar o Ingresar para entrar a una pestaña y leer el contenido.
El candidato(a) proporcionó información.
Agradezca al candidato por compartir su información en Voter’s Edge.

Mis 3 prioridades principales

  • I'm committed to accountability, integrity, honesty, progressive policing, unconscious bias training, and a proactive approach to problem solving.
  • I will protect the vulnerable, reduce crime, and improve quality of life for all San Mateo County residents.
  • Zero Tolerance Policy on Human Sex Trafficking

Experiencia

Experiencia

Profesión:Deputy Sheriff
Deputy Sheriff, San Mateo County, CA — Cargo designado (2008–current)
City Council Member, City of Gustine, CA — Cargo elegido (2002–2006)
City Manager & Director of Public Safety, City of Livingston, CA — Cargo designado (1999–2002)
City Manager, City of Guistine, CA — Cargo designado (1991–1999)
Chief of Police, City of Guistine — Cargo designado (1988–1991)

Educación

CAL Poly, Pomona, CA P.O.S.T. Management Certificate, Management of Law Enforcement Certificate (1992)
CAL Poly, Pamona, CA P.O.S.T. Executive Certificate, Peace Officers Standards and Training (1990)
Humboldt State University P.O.S.T. Advanced Certificate, Multiple Subjects in Policing (1986)
Humboldt State University P.O.S.T. Supervisory Certificate, Supervision of Law Enforcement (1986)
Ohlone College AA (with honors), Criminal Justice (1983)

Biografía

I was born and raised in San Francisco, where I was one of five children.  My father was a carpenter, and my mother was in customer service at Wilson Sporting Goods. We were raised in the Catholic faith, and I attended Immaculate Conception Elementary School, and Sacred Heart High School in San Francisco. I have two wonderful children and four beautiful grandchildren.   

 

 My law enforcement career started in July of 1975.  I have had the privilege to serve in cities and counties throughout California where my experience in police work and public safety have led to my current position with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy Sheriff. This breadth of experience has prepared me to serve as Sheriff of San Mateo County.

 

¿Quién apoya a este candidato?

Organizaciónes (1)

  • Coastside Progressive Democrats, Chartered Club of the SMC Democratic Central Committee

Funcionarios electos (3)

  • Sabrina Brennan, San Mateo County Harbor Commissioner
  • Edmundo Larenas, San Mateo County Harbor Commissioner
  • Harvey Rarback, City of Half Moon Bay, Vice Mayor

Individuos (1)

  • Dan Stegink Candidate for County Supervisor, City of Pacifica, Planning Commissioner

Creencias poliza

Filosofía política

I have committed over 40 years to protecting and serving the public, and have found that law enforcement must be transparent and work with the community, to ensure that public safety is not a commodity available only to certain groups of people. I havhave committed 40 years to protecting and serving the public and, like you, can see that change is needed.  

I have learned that trust between leadership and staff is critical, and more importantly with the public we promise to protect and serve.

Documentos sobre determinadas posturas

Mark D. Melville: My Policy on Human Sex Trafficking

Summary

Policy on Human Sex Trafficking. 

As your Sheriff, I will actively promote solutions that encompass Education, Enforcement, and Prosecution. Law Enforcement Agencies and citizens must maintain and enforce a “No Tolerance” attitude towards Human Sex Trafficking. When we work together, we can restore victims’ dignity and freedom.    

ICE and Sanctuary City Status

Summary

Mark D. Melville's policies towards ICE and Sanctuary City Status of Suspects

Individuals who are considered to be in violation of US Immigration Laws will be dealt with by Federal Authorities, not local law enforcement officials.   California law enforcement officials are specifically directed in how we are to deal with Federal Officials, as well as those who are determined to be  undocumented Immigrants.  Immigrants are valuable and essential members of our  community, and shall be treated as such. As your Sheriff, I will enforce the  provisions of Senate Bill 54, and in those areas of the law where I have discretion as to how a provision is to be handled, I will handle it in the best  interest of the immigrant.  All residents of San Mateo County will be treated  with dignity and respect, no matter what their document status is.

Recruitment and Retention of Qualified Deputies

Summary

Recruitment and Retention of Qualified Deputies

Vacancies in law enforcement have reached crisis proportions, and we must take an active role in the recruitment of individuals. We have some visibility through various programs for youth administered by the Sheriff’s office, but we need to do more. As your Sheriff, I will assume the role of educator, mentor, and even parent when warranted. Targeting this population for law enforcement careers is a realistic and productive long-term solution.    

Videos (4)

— May 6, 2018 Mark D. Melville for Sheriff 2018 Campaign

Instilling confidence in law enforcement, specifically with our deputies working for the San Mateo County Sheriffs Office.

— May 6, 2018 Mark D. Melville for Sheriff 2018 Campaign

Explaining our duties and obligations when detaining a suspect who is an undocumented immigrant. 

— May 6, 2018 Mark D. Melville for Sheriff 2018 Campaign

Casual chat with Mark about hsi career in public service and law enforcement.

— May 6, 2018 Mark D. Melville for Sheriff 2018 Campaign

Mark D. Melville discusses his policies on gun ownership, and the Second Amendment.

¿Quién más se está postulando?

Comparta este sitio para ayudar a otras personas a investigar sus opciones para las votaciones.

PUBLISHING:PRODUCTION SERVER:PRODUCTION