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Gates County Sheriff

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  • Ray Campbell
    (Dem)

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    James Gary Ingram
    (Rep)

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What are some steps you would take to keep incarcerated individuals safe and connected to family members and the community? (40 words max)

What do you believe is the appropriate level of collaboration between federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Sheriff’s office? (30 words max)

Should NC cities and counties have the ability to establish community/civilian oversight boards with subpoena power? (briefly respond in 15 words maximum)

What policies do you support to help minimize racial bias in stops and searches (for example, mandatory consent-to-search or using data to flag high-disparity officer)? (briefly respond in 15 words maximum)

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Experience (35 words max) Patrol/Training Officer, Vice Investigator, Public Information Officer, Undercover Narcotics Investigator, Tactical Investigator, Youth Bureau/Sexual Assault Investigator Specializing in Exploited Children, Gang Squad Investigator. Worked in conjunction with most Federal Agencies.
Gates County has a temporary holding facility; those held without bail are transferred out. Prisoners will be afforded opportunities to contact family or attorney, nourishments and medical treatment will be provided if needed while being treated humanely.
As Sheriff I will abide by the Constitution and written laws. If individuals incarcerated are found to be illegal immigrants the proper authorities will be notified and proper procedures applied.
Review boards develop trust/partnership, subpoenas should be requested not given as an authority.
Community relations w/youth interaction, continued training & supervision, monitoring complainants.