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Broward County’s first African-American sheriff to seek re-election

Coral Springs, Florida – Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony has confirmed his plans to run for re-election in 2024.

Tony serves as the 17th sheriff of Broward County and is its first African-American sheriff. He made this announcement through a press release on Wednesday.

“I am deeply honored to serve the people of Broward County as their duly elected sheriff,” he stated. “Over the last five years, my administration has made unprecedented enhancements in the area of public safety.”

He began his career in law enforcement 18 years ago with the Coral Springs Police Department. He was appointed to the sheriff’s office in 2019. In the 2020 election, Tony received 63% of the votes.

“In my election campaign for 2020, promises were made, and those promises were kept. Yet, we still have so much more to do,” he mentioned in the press release.

He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in criminal justice, focusing on organizational leadership. He expects to graduate in 2024.

The next election for Broward County Sheriff will take place on Nov. 5, 2024.

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