Richard Roundtree, Freddie Sanders vie for Richmond County sheriff

Richmond County Sheriff

Name: Richard Roundtree, Democrat

Age: 43

Family: Children Rashad, 15, JaVarie, 7

Political experience: None

Education: Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice; master’s in counseling and psychology; FBI National Academy graduate

Why are you running for sheriff? I believe that law enforcement and the community have to work together to be effective in addressing the problems. I don’t just want to lock people up after they break into your house, I want to find ways to prevent them from breaking into your house.


Name: Freddie Sanders, Republican

Age: 62

Family: Wife, Teresa; children, Ricky, Laurie and Lauren

Political experience: None

Education: Augusta College, bachelor’s degree; Augusta Law School, Juris Doctor; DEA National Training Institute in Washington, D.C.

Why are you running for sheriff? “I have wanted to be sheriff for as long as I can remember. I love law enforcement and want to serve all the citizens of Richmond County.”


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