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Mason County Democrats Invite Public to Meet Sheriff Candidate
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 • Posted October 22, 2008

Bill Price, Democratic candidate for Sheriff and Tax Collector will give a presentation Thursday, October 23 at 6:00 p.m. in the Mason County Library. This will be an excellent time to hear him discuss his qualifications, the issues, his training and experiences. He will give a presentation followed by a question and answer session.

Bill Price is currently serving as deputy in San Saba County. His wife, Teri, of 24 years is employed by the Mason Independent School District.  Bill and Teri have three children, Chelsea, Colt, Justin and his wife Shirley who has blessed him with two wonderful grand daughters, Kylie and Alexis.

Bill has an Associate of Applied Arts degree in Criminal Justice. Also, he is a Certified Police instructor and has attended the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas at Sam Houston State University.

Since the beginning of Bill’s Career in 1978 he has worked as a patrol officer, first line supervisor, division commander, chief deputy, and chief of police.  Bill spent over 18 years of his career fighting the war on drugs. Bill while assigned to a narcotic task force worked as undercover narcotics officer throughout the Lone Star State.  During those years Bill’s participation resulted in more than 2000 felony convictions and the seizure of numerous tons of marijuana, hundreds of pounds of cocaine and several pounds of heroin.

Bill is SWAT certified and has been a SWAT team leader and assisted in several hostage situations during his career. Bill clearly understands that his achievements were only accomplished by his ability to work well with others.

Also, Bill has acquired 2,500 plus hours of TCLEOSE accredited training hours, which has allowed him to obtain his Master Peace Officer Certificate.

The Republican candidate, Buster Nixon, was invited to participate in the presentation, however; he declined the offer. The presentation is sponsored by the Mason County Democrats. Refreshments will be available. Everyone concerned about law enforcement in Mason County is encouraged to attend.

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