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The sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer of the county and is an elected position with a four-year term. The sheriff is responsible for criminal investigations, traffic enforcement, operation of the jail, and security for the courthouse. The sheriff also assists with service of subpoena and accepts bail for prisoners.
The incumbent sheriff is Tommy Gage, who was originally elected in 2004 and is not running for re-election.
Submitted by john wertz on 2016-02-25 19:27:47
SHERIFF Endorsement Showdown
CSPOA-Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Assoc. pledge to obey and observe limitations consisiting of enumerated powers as detailed w/in Article I, Sect. 8 of the US Constitution and Bill of Rights.
Submitted by john wertz on 2016-01-09 16:00:17
The Montgomery County Tea Party hosted a candidate forum for the 2016 Republican candidates for County Sheriff.
Major issues in the sheriff's race include: