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Varney enters race for county sheriff

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webmaster | 10/03/13

Chowchilla Chief of Police Jay Varney has thrown his hat into the ring for Madera County Sheriff/Coroner in the 2014 election. Varney made his announcement Wednesday at the Peace Officers’ Memorial in Courthouse Park.

Varney, who has been Police Chief in Chowchilla since 2004, has a 30-year career in law enforcement. The Lansing, Michigan, native holds an Executive Certificate from POST, the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va., where he earned a graduate certificate from the University of Virginia in Criminal Justice Education.

Chief Varney earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Michigan State University and is completing a Master’s Degree in Criminology at California State University, Fresno.

In making his announcement, Varney said, “I remain excited to be involved as a leader serving our citizens through the local, regional, and state law enforcement community. I intend to apply that enthusiasm to the position of Madera County Sheriff.” ...


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