WHEN: Monday, October 21, 2019
WHERE: 5656 Pirrone Road, Salida CA
TIME: 5:30 PM (Networking), 6:30 PM (Meeting)
COST: Free, but RSVP required (RSVP here)
Join Central Valley Impact Republicans for our October meeting, on Monday, October 21st, at 6:30 PM. We are honored to have as our featured speaker Jeff Dirkse, Sheriff of Stanislaus County. Sheriff Dirkse will give us an update on current issues his office is facing, along with an update on current laws relating to gun rights and the 2nd Amendment.
Sheriff Jeff Dirkse was born in Southern California and raised in Denair. He graduated from Turlock High School in 1990 and the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, in 1994, with a Bachelor’s of Science degree. He subsequently served in the US Army as an Infantry Platoon Leader, Ranger Platoon Leader, Infantry Company Commander and most recently was a Watch Officer at Special Operations Command, Europe.
Sheriff Dirkse began his career in Law Enforcement in 2007 with the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department. He served on Patrol and as a detective in STING (Special Team Investigating Narcotics and Gangs) and Rural Crime. He promoted to Sergeant in 2013 and served on Patrol and in Internal Affairs. In 2015 he promoted to Lieutenant and was appointed as the Chief of Patterson Police Services. He manages the Explorer program and was a founding member of the Sheriff Department’s Mobile Field Force, which assists other agencies during disasters and search and rescue missions. In 2018, he was elected Sheriff of Stanislaus County in the November election.
Our meeting will be held at 5656 Pirrone Road in Salida, CA. Networking will be at 5:30 PM, and the meeting with Sheriff Dirkse will begin at 6:30. We will also be holding our monthly raffle.