Myers to speak at Fallbrook Democratic Club meeting
Last updated 8/31/2018 at 1:14pm
FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Democratic Club will hold its monthly meeting, Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Hilltop Center, 331 East Elder St. Social time begins 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting 7 p.m.
The guest speaker is Dave Myers, who has become an activist against for-profit prisons. Myers worked in law enforcement for 35 years, starting out as a police officer with the Carlsbad Police Department and working his way up the ranks at the San Diego County Sheriff's Department from a patrol deputy to commander.
As commander, Myers managed 24 stations and substations, encompassing all of San Diego County. He retired from law enforcement June 2018 and currently advocates for social and criminal justice reform. Myers said there is much that needs to change, and it starts with restoring transparency, accountability and community trust.
There will also be discussion about strategies for preparation for the general election.
In addition to regular meetings on the first Thursday of each month, the club holds casual coffee meetings, 8 a.m., the third Wednesday of each month at the Fallbrook Coffee Company, 622 South Mission Road. Interested persons are welcome to attend. For more information, visit http://www.fallbrookdemocrats.org.
Press release submitted by the Fallbrook Democratic Club.