Last updated on: 9/3/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Jerry Dyer, MS Biography

Title:
Fresno Chief of Police and President of the California Police Chief's Association
Position:
Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“Based on the almost 12 years of medical marijuana experience in the state of California it is our observation that it has been destructive to lives and communities. Passage of any form of medical marijuana anywhere in our nation is bad public policy and will cause crime and public safety problems.”

Letter to Deputy Director Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, Apr. 16, 2008

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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Chief of Police, Fresno Police Department, Aug. 1, 2001-present
  • President, California Police Chief’s Association
  • Assistant Chief of Fresno Police Department, Dec. 1999
  • Deputy Chief, Fresno Police Department, Feb. 1999
  • Promoted to Captain; served as District Commander, Southeast Fresno, 1997-1999
  • Promoted to Lieutenant; served as Field Commander, Operations Commander, Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Police, 1993-1997
  • Police officer, Fresno Police Department, 1981-present
Education:
  • Attended California Command College
  • MS, Management, California Polytechnic University at Pomona
  • BS, Criminology, California State University at Fresno
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?