Riverside Sheriffs’ Association names Ramos Legislator of the Year

SACRAMENTO, CA(2/27/23)Assemblymember James C. Ramos (D-San Bernardino) announced today he received the Riverside Sheriffs’ Association’s 2023 State Elected Official Award from the association at the group’s annual Board of Directors Awards Banquet.

“I am honored and proud to receive this award from the men and women who place their lives on the line to protect the public. I deeply appreciate this recognition and want to thank the Riverside Sheriffs’ Association membership and its president, William Young, as well as the Riverside County Sheriff Relief Foundation for this award.”

In presenting the award, Young said of Ramos, “He has been a leader in demanding that we have the proper resources to be safe.” Young added, “He believes every neighborhood needs to be safe and free from danger.”

The association represents more than 3,500 members from the Sheriff’s Department, the Coroner’s office, the District Attorney’s office, and the Probation Department. 

Assemblymember James C. Ramos proudly represents the 45th Assembly district which includes Fontana, Highland, Mentone, Redlands, Rialto and San Bernardino. He is the first and only California Native American serving in the state’s legislature. Ramos chairs the Assembly Committees on Rules.

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