Steven Seagal - From Action Star To Governor - Steven Seagal Might Run For Office Next

On-screen action man Steven Seagal might be considering the well-trodden transition from film to political office. Specifically, Seagal might run for the office of Arizona government, according to a recent interview with KNXV-TV. He mentioned the possibility in passing, while discussing his latest reality project, ‘‘Steven Seagal — Lawman: Maricopa County.’’ The series sees Seagal team up with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. It was shot in Arizona and airs on cable TV’s Reelz Channel.

Steven Seagal, MMA Awards
So far Seagal is just considering the possibility.

Apparently Seagal has had discussions with Arpaio about the prospective bid, but he also has other priorities to keep in mind. In a rather conservative leaning comment, Seagal pointed out that in his opinion, the number one problem facing the US at the moment is its open borders. He also came to the defense of Sheriff Arpaio, as well as discussed the prospect of extending amnesty to undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.

Steven Seagal, Teenage Paparazzo Post Screening Gala
The actor currently has other projects on his mind.

Seagal doesn’t have any political experience, but he has extensive law enforcement training. Over two decades ago, the action star graduated from a police academy in Los Angeles and according to his show, has a certificate from Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST), an organization that accredits California police officers. POST reportedly have no record of his certification. He is currently a Reserve Deputy Chief in the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana Sheriff's Office, a post which is mostly ceremonial. And while Gov. Steven Seagal just doesn’t have the same ring to it as say, the Governator, at least Seagal has some prominent footsteps to follow in.

Steven Seagal, JC Penny Asian Excellence Awards
Seagal does have law enforcement training, but no political experience.


Contactmusic

Tags: Steven Seagal

Advertisement

More Steven Seagal

Steven Segal Plays To Pro-Russian Separatists in Crimea. Really.

The Hollywood star Steven Seagal played a weekend concert for pro-Russian separatists in the Crimean peninsula over the weekend. Adorned with a flag supporting the...

Force Of Execution Trailer

To the outside world not much is known of Alexander Coates AKA Mr. Alexander, however for those who truly know him and his business they...

From Action Star To Governor - Steven Seagal Might Run For Office Next

On-screen action man Steven Seagal might be considering the well-trodden transition from film to political office. Specifically, Seagal might run for the office of Arizona...

Advertisement

Steven Seagal Considering Bid To Run For Arizona Governor

He may be 'Above the Law,' but that doesn't mean Steven Seagal isn't considering a career in politics. After admitting that his political ambitions were...

Steven Seagal Becomes America's Newest Unlikely Diplomat, Striking A Chord With Officials In Russia

Steven Seagal was visiting Russia last week, not for a holiday or for a film shoot, but to work with United States delegates who were...

Machete Trailer

Machete is a ex-Federale whose legend is known throughout Mexico. He's an expert killer but he's left that life behind. Now living in Texas Machete...

Advertisement

Comments

Steven Seagal Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Steven Seagal

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All