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Bending the Arc: Sheriff Mike Johnson

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In this episode, we speak with Sheriff Johnson about his department, his entry into law enforcement, his take on new gun legislation, the militia, Constitutional Sheriff Associations, and more. At the end of the episode, he invites listeners with any questions to send questions to the host (contact info below).

His bio states that he was born and raised in Gilroy, California where he worked at a lumber mill and later as carpenter. He attended the California Department of Fish and Game (POST-certified) peace officer academy in Napa, completed his Bachelors of Sciene degree in Wildlife Management, graduated from the FBI National Academy (FBINA), and earned a master’s degree in Criminal Justice. 

Sheriff Johnson worked as Chief of Police for the small prison-affiliated City of Ione, Chief of Police for the City of Anderson and on July 27, 2021, was appointed as Shasta County Sheriff. 

He has been married to his wife Rosemary for 29 years. They have two sons, a 34-year-old hard working resident of San Diego, CA. and a 24-year-old United States Marine Corp veteran currently residing in Shasta County. Mike’s favorite hobbies include hunting, fishing, and dog training.

You cn learn about the Sheriff's Department on their website: https://www.shastacounty.gov/sheriff.

You can learn more about the Shasta Equal Justice Coalition (SEJC) by:

  • Checking out our website: shastaequaljustice.org.
  • Connecting on Facebook: @ShastaEqualJusticeCoaltion.
  • Following us on Instagram: @shasta_equal_justice.
  • Emailing us and ask to receive our monthly newsletter: sharon@inqirythatmatters.com or steering@shastaequaljustice.org.
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