Voters of Worth County have an opportunity to elect a new sheriff this year. Due to Sheriff Tompkins retiring, the sheriff's office is open for the first time in many years. Sheriff Tompkins has served faithfully and his service is appreciated by many here.
Lt. Ronnie Graddy, currently the division commander over investigations, narcotics and the School Resource Program with the Sylvester Police Department, is a Republican candidate for sheriff. He has 23 years of law enforcement experience, including 15 years in the Worth Sheriff's Office and seven years with Sylvester Police Department.
With 1,196 hours of POST training; experience in every area of law enforcement, including investigating homicides, drug cases, domestic violence, robberies, court, the Worth Jail and more, he is highly qualified and and ready to be the next sheriff of Worth County. Lt. Graddy loves Worth County and wants to lead in keeping its citizens safe.
He was raised in Worth County and is a graduate of Worth High School. He is active in the community, helping and volunteering where there is a need. Lt. Graddy and his family are active in their church and serve God. He is a man with godly values and morals. Lt. Graddy loves God, his family, his community and this great country. He hopes to have the opportunity to serve them all as the sheriff of Worth County.
Lt. Graddy has worked and lived in this county most of his life and has a reputation of fairness, honesty and loyalty. He has all the training, skills and experience needed to be the sheriff of Worth County. Please join me in voting Republican Tuesday and vote Lt. Ronnie Graddy for sheriff of Worth County.