Update: Increasing Number of Oregon County Sheriff’s Now Support Measure 105

Update: Increasing Number of Oregon County Sheriff’s Now Support Measure 105

September 23, 2018

By David Olen Cross

Current active Sheriff’s representing 18 of Oregon’s 36 counties are now supporting a voter based initiative titled “Measure 105” that will be on the state’s 2018 General Election Ballot.

Measure 105 would terminate Oregon’s 31 year-old Sanctuary Statute ORS 181A.820 a law that in effect has prohibited state, county and local law enforcement from fully cooperating with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in the enforcement of our nation’s immigration laws.

Clatsop County Sheriff Tom Bergin recently sent out an updated letter that now includes the names of 18 Oregon county sheriff’s who are supporting a “yes” vote on Measure 105.

His is the list of those 18 county sheriffs:

1. Clatsop County Sheriff Tom Bergin;
2. Coos County Sheriff Craig Zanni;
3. Curry County Sheriff John Ward;
4. Deschutes County Sheriff Shane Nelson;
5. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin;
6. Gilliam County Sheriff Gary Bettencourt;
7. Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer;
8. Harney County Sheriff Dave Ward;
9. Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkins;
10. Klamath County Sheriff Chis Kaber;
11. Lake County Sheriff Mike Taylor;
12. Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe;
13. Morrow County Sheriff Ken Matlack;
14. Sherman County Sheriff Brad Lohrey;
15. Umatilla County Sheriff Terry Rowan;
16. Union County Sheriff Boyd Rasmussen;
17. Wallowa County Sheriff Steve Rogers;
18. Wheeler County Sheriff Chis Humphrey.

David Olen Cross of Salem, Oregon is crime researcher who writes on immigration issues and foreign national crime. The preceding report is a service to Oregon state, county and city governmental officials to help them assess the impact of foreign national crime in the state. He can be reached at docfnc@yahoo.com. His past crime reports can be found at https://docfnc.wordpress.com/.


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