Dave is a man of great integrity who understands the importance of producing great law enforcement officers. He brings great enthusiasm to the job and has already earned the respect of law enforcement officers statewide.

With the large increase in workers in the extractive industries in our state, we've seen a dramatic increase in drug activity.

We expect during the coming biennium we may be able to receive between $1.2- to $1.8 million in federal funds.

It was a very easy choice for me. He has the intelligence, wherewithal, calmness and thorough thinking process for this job.

I would expect that if they don't accept our petition, we will probably have to file another lawsuit.

We'll study it some more and look at some of those findings, go pull some of the underlying documents and see what they show or don't show.