Deputy forms election committee
Travis Allen, a Rowan County Sheriff’s deputy, has filed papers to start the committee to elect Travis Allen sheriff with the Rowan Board of Elections.
Allen, of Salisbury, was a Salisbury Police officer from 1994 to 1998, and has been with the Sheriff’s Office since 1998, serving one year as a reserve deputy.
In an e-mail sent to the Post, he lists 14 years in law enforcement. His current title is patrol master deputy.
He has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Pensacola Christian College and a master’s degree in administration of criminal justice and security from the University of Phoenix.
He was appointed by the Rowan Board of Commissioners to the Juvenile Crime Prevention Advisory Council in 2009.
The filing period for the 2010 election is Feb. 8-26.