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Forward Thinker Jim Bueermann pushes for more accountability
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Retired Redlands Police Chief Jim Bueerman believes he ran a successful police department because he not only held criminals accountable but police officers as well.

“You can apply this to the adult correctional system and our judicial system, where we need to hold people accountable for inappropriate behavior,” says Bueermann. “But the sanctions we give them shouldn’t be so disproportionate that they fail to learn the lesson, because then they’re just mad at the unfair system.”

Bueermann believes elected leaders should also be held accountable–that’s why he supports California Forward’s Government Performance Accountability Act.

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