Chris Chebahtah

Open letter to the constituents of Stanislaus County: Why Jeff Dirkse will be a great sheriff I am writing my personal endorsement of Jeff Dirkse for Stanislaus County sheriff and to share my insight about his leadership abilities, character and managerial skills. I was one of the soldiers he led into combat during as part […]

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Rusten Currie

What I know about Jeff Dirkse In October 2004, I flew to Ft. Bliss Texas to begin pre-mobilization for a yearlong deployment to Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom III. I arrived a month after the soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment (Air Assault). I was a brand new second lieutenant. Though I was […]

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Frank Dillard

Jeff Dirkse: A law enforcement leader I met Jeff Dirkse in January 2005 while serving in Iraq. Jeff was my Company Commander and I served as his gunner and radioman. Jeff and I conducted over 200 combat patrols together and were in frequent contact with the enemy. During this time, I got to know Jeff […]

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