Jim Alderman is a Police Sergeant for the City of Ashland. Sgt. Alderman started his career in law enforcement in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1985, and came to the Ashland Police Department in 1992. During his 30 years in law enforcement he has served in positions including Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Detective, Acting Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, Detective Sergeant and Administrative Sergeant. He has been married 36 years and has a son, daughter and 3 grandsons.