Sheriff Strong Won't Seek Re-Election

Published 04/18 2014 06:24PM

Updated 04/18 2014 06:30PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The man leading the Buchanan County Sheriff's Department says he won't seek re-election.

Sheriff Mike Strong says he doesn't plan to run again when his term expires in 2017. Strong has served as Buchanan County Sheriff since 2004 when he replaced Sheriff Mickey Gill.

He says he's proud of his accomplishments during his terms but says he's decided not to seek re-election.

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