Jim Bouziane

Director of Public Safety
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Office: 541-322-2058

Obsidian Hall

Obsidian Hall 108A

1500 SW Chandler Avenue

1500 SW Chandler Avenue
Bend, Oregon 97702

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Jim has over twenty-eight years of life safety experience and community service, retiring as deputy chief from the Sunnyvale, California, Department of Public Safety in 2013. During his career Jim served as a police officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician, and emergency manager.

He provided innovative leadership and strategic planning in the culturally diverse region of the San Francisco Bay Area where he developed restorative justice programs for schools, recruitment and hiring best practices, inter-operable communications for emergency responders, and led multi-agency, state, and federal resource management.

Jim has an Executive Master of Public Administration and has lived in Bend since 2014, where he and his wife enjoy life on a small farm.