A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 42 in the 2010 Washington General Election
Elected Experience: No information submitted
Other Professional Experience: United Stated Air Force (1972 - 1978): Honorable Discharge, Staff Sgt. (E-5); Bellingham Police Department (1978 to present): Patrol Officer, K-9 (Patrol and Narcotics), Narcotics (Northwest Regional Drug Task Force), Detective (Major Crimes Unit, Criminal Intelligence Unit)
Education: Ferndale High School, Hartford Community College, University of Maryland
Community Service: Volunteer Firefighter (20 years), Whatcom County Old Settlers Association Trustee (26 years), Whatcom/Ferndale Masonic Lodge, Northwest/Nile Shrine Club, 4-H Leader, Washington State Council Police and Sheriffs, Washington State Attorney Generals Gang Task Force, Member Christ Lutheran Church, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Volunteer (15 years), Ferndale School District School Levy Committee, Bellingham City Club
Statement: A thirty-three year police detective, husband, proud father and grandfather, Al Jensen understands our concerns and priorities. An independent voice, Al will reject tax increases, and demand government accountability. He will work to stimulate our economy; maintain a stable and responsible balanced budget; create jobs; protect citizens from criminals. As a working police officer, Al knows we must invest in education and provide opportunities for family wage jobs to build strong, safe communities. Al Jensen: An Independent voice for citizens wanting solutions, not partisan politics.
Endorsed: Police and Firefighters, unions and small business, elected leaders and neighbors throughout Whatcom County.