Re-elect Eli Rivera as your Sheriff
Contribute to Sheriff Eli
Rivera's campaign for a second term
flies and the 2014 election is just around the corner. Thank you
for your support and confidence in me as your Sheriff. I'm seeking re-election for a second term
so that I can
continue to work and service the great people of Cheshire County.
During my first term, I was able to use my law enforcement experience
and my commitment to the people of Cheshire County to bring the
Sheriff's Office inline with current practices, technology
and community engagement. We were able to provide our deputies
with additional safety tools, reviewed our civil
service fee structure and strengthened our
working relationship with County Officials.
One thing that I am truly excited about was the ability, as Sheriff, to engage with local
organizations and establish partnerships to address issues within our
Some of the accomplishments during my first term include:
The mandatory use of bullet proof vest by every
deputy in uniform.
The requirement to call in the location where
are serving papers or attempting to locate a wanted person.
The issuance of rifle ballistic armor vests, as
additional protection for high risk situations.
The issuance of First Aid Trauma Kits.
The issuance of proper identification credentials.
The installation of a video monitoring system and
the tinting of windows for our prisoner transportation van.
Partnered with Monadnock Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Partnered with Connecticut Valley Crime Stoppers
Partnered with Healthy Monadnock 2020
Partnered with Project SEARCH, Cheshire Medical
Partnered with Safe Schools Coalition
Participation in the National Prescription Drug
Take Back Day
Participatation in National Night Out events
Mentorship for Franklin Pierce University students
Participation with New Hampshire Special Olympics
Participation with Monadnock Regional and Keene
High School Project Graduations.
My experience with the Records Management
Software used at the Sheriff's Office has allowed us to
increase the use of the software's capabilities from @ 40% to
Increase security of the Sheriff's Office by
adding additional monitors and cameras.
Introduction of Tablets with the
expectation they will eventually replace laptops in our cruisers, a
tablet is approximately $600 compared to a heavy duty police laptop
at about $3500.
Procured a grant to update our Records
Management System infrastructure with redundancy back up and added
two new components; mapping and paging. The mapping component
will allow a communications specialist to visually see the locations
of active calls using Google Earth and the paging component will
allow our communications specialist to call a person, a group,
make emergency notifications, etc... expediently.
Increased revenue in 2013 by reviewing current
practices, police service contracts and civil service fees were
adjusted to current actual costs.
2014 budget was approved in a coordinated
effort with the county administration to allow critical needs,
potential liability concerns, potential growth and desperately needed technology
upgrades to be addressed.
Assisted in the move of the Keene Circuit Court
and the Cheshire County Superior Court to a new building.
Strengthened our working relationship with the Cheshire
County Department of Corrections
Strengthened our working relationship with the NH Department
of Children, Youth and Family and the Cheshire County Attorney's
Office in the enforcement and prosecution of criminal child support
Future relocation of the Sheriff's Office
from the basement of the Old Court House to the main floor.
Aggressive approach to improving our
communications infrastructure to ensure the safety of our law
enforcement officers and our community, by partnering and working
with local, state and federal officials to address "dead spots" due
to Cheshire County's terrain.
We need to make sure the Cheshire County Sheriff's
Office continues to move forward and does not come to a
stand still in 2015. My vision as your Sheriff will be to continue
our forward momentum, expand our
community engagement and continue to make Cheshire County the safest place
On November 4, 2014, re-elect Sheriff Eli Rivera for
a second term.
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