Listen to communities

Brent Ackerson has a history of listening to the communities he represents. He will bring fresh innovative ideas to the office which has stagnated and been unable to address today’s issues.

  • Establish a Jefferson County Attorney’s Office Advisory Commission, consisting of various representatives of the community, including prosecutors, defense counsel, Judges, law enforcement, community activists, and ministers, to discuss areas of operations that need improvements and suggests changes to the Jefferson County Attorney’s operations.

  • Work to restore positive working relationships between the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office and the Judges, Attorneys, and government officials.

  • Increase the chances and opportunities for low level non-violent offenders to go to diversion programs and avoid criminal records.

  • Expand expungement procedures to remove financial hurdles and time constraint hurdles.