Accomplishments

  • Currently serves as the Storey County Sheriff overseeing all aspects of the Sheriff’s Office
  • Saved millions of tax dollars through discontinuing pursuit of “Justice Complex” and jail upgrades
  • Moved Sheriff’s Office into town and River District Substation to meet the needs of the community at significant cost savings
  • Renovated existing jail to meet current code using inmate and in-house labor, keeping costs minimal
  • Comprehensive revisions to Sheriff’s Office policy, updating and codifying the rules and procedures deputies are governed by, 2012
  • Comprehensive jail policies implemented to ensure proper care and custody of inmates, while regulating correctional officer conduct, 2013
  • Reallocated department staff and resources to more efficiently and effectively provide services
  • Green initiative by making Records Management System almost entirely paperless
  • Reintroduced D.A.R.E. to Storey County Schools
  • Improved Senior Outreach program on a county-wide basis
  • Recognized by Governor and Attorney General for our work with senior citizens
  • Recognized by Senator Heller for our work with senior citizens
  • Founder of the highly successful “We Care” team
  • Started Citizen’s Response Team county-wide for emergency response & search and rescue functions
  • Continually involved in fund-raising programs to raise money for VCHS sports and Special Olympics Nevada.
  • Evolving public/private partnership with Northern Nevada Animal Rescue to provide animal shelter and services to Storey County, envisioning future veterinary services in Virginia City.
  • Attained and administered state and federal grants in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Worked with Nevada legislature to pass law enabling improved oversight of peace officers in rural counties during 2013 session
  • Testified at 2013 Legislative Session against bill that would infringe on Constitutional Rights of citizens (bill failed to passed)
  • Underwent audit and assessment by National Institute of Corrections, receiving high marks on care and custody of inmates and jail operational standards

Goals

    The Sheriff's Office is not just responsible for providing law enforcement services, but also contribute to improving the quality of life. The following goals provide for both.
  • Continue developing outreach programs.
  • Continue developing youth programs such as D.A.R.E. and the Exploring program. (Visit Site)
  • Continue training deputies to provide professional peace officer services.
  • Continue pursuing professional accreditation of the Sheriff’s Office and Jail. (Visit Site)
  • Continue fiscal responsibility to provide the highest quality of service while protecting the tax payers' dollars.
  • Continue development of public/private partnerships to meet all the needs of Storey County.
  • My continued personal pledge to protect the constitutional rights of all citizens in Storey County.

Committee to Elect Gerald Antinoro
jerry@antinoroforsheriff.com