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Sheriff Nehls Not Running For Re-Election

Sheriff Nehls Not Running For Re-Election

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~ 1 week, 6 days ago   Jul 10 2019, 11:55am 
 
2020 will bring a new era as Sheriff Nehls will not be seeking re-election for Fort Bend County Sheriff for a third term.
 
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The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office has been home to Sheriff Troy E. Nehls since 2012, when he won the election for Fort Bend County Sheriff.
 
Prior to his election as Sheriff, he served two terms as the elected Constable of Fort Bend County Precinct 4. He has over 24 years of law enforcement and began his career in his home State of Wisconsin.
 
Sheriff Nehls is proud of his accomplishments since becoming Sheriff. One of the most notable is the 65% reduction in Residential Burglaries. "We aim to make you feel safe and secure in your home and when traveling around Fort Bend County," says Sheriff Nehls. "We are one of the safest counties in the greater Houston area and I am very proud of that."
 
A topic near and dear to Sheriff Nehls are the Fort Bend County jail's educational programs. "We have to set the inmates up for success, because in my opinion the criminal justice system is broken in some areas, and I think re-entry is one of them," says Sheriff Nehls. "Let's do something about educating them by affording them opportunities to keep them motivated and focused on the future."
 
Sheriff Nehls is very proud of the fact that the Inmate Vocational Center is funded without the use of taxpayer dollars. "All of the vocational training programs are funded through inmate commissary."
 
Another important matter that Sheriff Nehls wants to address is the crisis with mental illness. The number of people who die by suicide in Fort Bend County is on the rise. "We can do more," says Sheriff Nehls. "We must strive to do better for one another and for our communities.
There is so much to be grateful for but also so much to work on.
 
As Sheriff Troy E. Nehls famously says, "We live in the greatest Texas County out of the 254."
 
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Author Photo Jnainani Active Indicator LED Icon
~ 1 week, 6 days ago   Jul 10 2019, 3:07pm 
We are grateful for his service and all his accomplishments he has made for our community. Best wishes.
 
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Author Photo Misha Active Indicator LED Icon
~ 1 week, 6 days ago   Jul 10 2019, 3:44pm 
@SugarLandDotCom : We're gonna miss him😞
 
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Author Photo Rosemary6 Active Indicator LED Icon
~ 1 week, 6 days ago   Jul 10 2019, 9:20pm 
He served us well 😊. I'm sad to see him go. Any word on his next chapter and venture??
 
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~ 1 week, 6 days ago   Jul 11 2019, 3:48am 
Word from the Sweetwater crowd is that he plans on going after US Rep Pete Olson job in the primary / election.
 
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~ 1 week, 6 days ago   Jul 11 2019, 8:29am 
Pete is a good man
 
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Author Photo Stealth83 Active Indicator LED Icon
~ 1 week, 4 days ago   Jul 12 2019, 7:25pm 
This is shocking. I hope he has aspirations of another office.
 
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