Sep 10, 2019

Shelby County Sheriff John Lenhart will not seek re-election


Shelby County Sheriff John Lenhart will not seek re-election

Shelby County Sheriff John Lenhart has announced he will not seek another term in office. Sheriff Lenhart's term will expire on December 31st, 2020. Sheriff Lenhart first began with the Sheriff's Office in 1966. Sheriff Lenhart started with the Sheriff's office after he just completed basic training for the Ohio Army National Guard. Sheriff Lenhart eventually was elected Sheriff and held the post for 24 years. Sheriff Lenhart then worked for the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and held a job in the private sector before returning as Shelby County Sheriff in 2011 following the resignation of  Sheriff Dean Kimpel amid sexual assault allegations. Sheriff Lenhart was named the 2015 Ferris E. Lucas Sheriff of the Year by the National Sheriffs’ Association.


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