Jerry Dyer runs for mayor

Police Chief Jerry Dyer Jumps Into Fresno Mayoral Race

Jerry Dyer, who often has cut a larger-than-life figure in 18 years as Fresno's police chief, is aiming for an even bigger stage as the city's next mayor. Amid chants of "Jerry! Jerry!" Dyer announced his candidacy at a news conference Wednesday morning at ...

Dyer Expected to Launch Mayoral Bid on Wednesday

Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer is expected to announce his entry into the 2020 mayoral race at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Manchester Center. ABC30s Corin Hoggard, citing emails sent to pastors and business leaders...
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Brand Still Can Be a Political Kingmaker

What does Mayor Lee Brand plan to do with his $450,000 political war chest? Brand amassed most of that amount in 2018, taking contributions from the who’s who of Fresno business and politics — public safety unions, developers, and attorneys. Davi...
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Police Chief Dyer ‘Strongly Considering’ Run for Fresno Mayor

Fresno police chief is Jerry Dyer “strongly considering” a run for mayor. Hours after Mayor Lee Brand said he would not seek re-election in 2020, Dyer said he’s heard that calling and is "seeking God’s affirmation" and consultation from his close friends. H...