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Bob Steele to run with Brewer in Seneca County

Wayne Brewer, republican candidate for Seneca County Sheriff, has announced that Bob Steele, a Romulus native, will be his Undersheriff.”I am delighted that Bob Steele has agreed to be my Undersheriff”, Brewer says. “Bob’s experience, training and life-time commitment to the Seneca County community makes him the best choice for Undersheriff”. Brewer said that Steele has always maintained a close relationship with the Seneca County community and understands what people expect from their Sheriff’s Office, which definitely includes better fiscal responsibility. He has a working knowledge of all aspects of the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office. He believes in accountability and professionalism and will demand it from all members of the Sheriff’s Office; which will earn respect and trust from the public.“I am honored that Wayne Brewer has asked me to serve as his undersheriff if he is elected,” Steele said. “Wayne and I have discussed his plans for the sheriff’s office at length and I am fully committed to his vision of reform. I look forward to serving with him if elected.”Brewer has emphasized two key points in his campaign: fiscal responsibility and regaining the public’s trust in the sheriff’s office.“I have consistently said that my slogan is ‘Doing More With Less’”, Brewer said, referring to eliminating wasteful and unnecessary spending. “In addition, I want to bring the people back to the Sheriff’s Office and having an open door policy with the public to regain their trust.” “Bob Steele,” Brewer said, “has the experience necessary to hit the ground running and help me implement our vision of reform.”Steele is presently a criminal investigator with the Trumansburg Police Department. His law enforcement experience covers more than two decades, including working corrections, road patrol and investigations for the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office, being a police officer with the Geneva, Seneca Falls and Waterloo Police Departments and an investigator with the Seneca County District Attorney’s Office. His dedication and devotion to law enforcement and the community he serves is exemplified by the hours and hours of training Steele has taken ranging from basic police and investigations, child abuse investigations, drug enforcement, finger printing and identification to identity thief. This training also encompasses a number of arson investigation courses.Steele has a long history with the Romulus Fire Department where he is an Assistant Chief and President. He is also a member of the Seneca County Fire Investigation Team.An Ovid native, Brewer attended Interlaken Central School and later graduated from Cornell University and the FBI National Academy. He began his law enforcement career as an Environmental Conservation Officer assigned to Seneca County. He was ultimately named Director of Law Enforcement, for the Department of Environmental Conversation, administering the state agency’s entire 337-person police unit.

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