About the Candidate 

A lifelong resident of Alliance, Lawrence Dordea began his law enforcement career in his hometown at the age of 21, after graduating from Alliance High School and attending Stark State College.

During his 30 years with Alliance, he was promoted through the ranks, becoming police chief in July 1998. Under his leadership, the department was widely recognized for its grassroots, anti-drug efforts.

Dordea was widely recognized for his leadership, creativity and tactics, especially in the areas of drug enforcement and violent crime reduction, participating in the service of nearly 1,000 search warrants and the arrests of hundreds of felons before retiring in December 2007.

Following a loss in his initial run for elected office, Dordea was hired by the Village of Hartville and quickly ascended to the position of police chief.

He just recently was elected to his second term of councilman in his hometown of Alliance, first serving as a councilman-at-large and most recently representing the Third Ward.

In addition to being a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, Dordea also holds the following memberships: 

 Lawrence and his wife Deanna have four children: Chris, Jillian, Adam and Alex.

Paid for by Citizens For Dordea Committee Alexander A. Zumbar, Treasurer 1010 Sunset Drive, Alliance, OH 44601.
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