The San Bernardino Police Officers Association has endorsed Randy Wilson for City Council in the 5th Ward Special Election.
“Randy Wilson is a proven leader who is greatly qualified to serve on the San Bernardino City Council,” said Steve Turner, president of the San Bernardino Police Officers Association. “Randy has lived in San Bernardino for 28 years. During that time he has shown his commitment to the community through his service as a member of the San Bernardino Police Department and as a volunteer mentoring our youth.”
“Randy Wilson is a problem solver who understands the value of teamwork,” Turner said. “He will bring his knowledge, experience, and integrity to help fix the problems the City of San Bernardino is facing. The San Bernardino Police Officers Association is proud to support Randy Wilson for the City Council.”
Randy Wilson came to San Bernardino in 1984 as a Police Officer following four years serving our nation in the United States Marine Corps. He has been a resident and homeowner of San Bernardino since 1985.
As a member of the San Bernardino Police Department, Randy has served in many capacities, including as a Patrol Officer, a K-9 Officer, a Narcotics Officer assigned to the California Department of Justice, a Narcotics Detective, a Homicide Detective, and as a Vice/Narcotics Sergeant.
For his service, Randy Wilson received the Police Cross and two Meritorious Service Awards. Randy is currently assigned to Patrol as a Sergeant.
In addition to his service in the San Bernardino Police Department, Randy has also been active with the youth of our community.
He has volunteered as a Cub Scout Leader and Cub Scoutmaster with Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Cub Scout Pack 128. He also served as Scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts Troop 128.
In recognition of his service to the Boy Scouts of America, Randy Wilson was honored with the National Presidents Scoutmaster Award of Merit.
Randy and his wife Jo have been married for over 30 years. They have two sons, both who are Eagle Scouts.
Randy Wilson is tentatively set to retire from the Police Department on March 1, 2014. Should Randy be elected to the City Council, he would be retired before being sworn into office.