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10/25/07-Tyler

Fourth Candidate Announces He's Running For Smith Co. Sheriff

Retired police officer Andy Dunklin said it's time for a new face inside the Smith County Sheriff's Department. Thursday he announced he is running for Sheriff.

"I think there needs to be a change in the leadership, there needs to be a change in the thinking, issues that went on in the past at the Sheriff's Office, the same thinking process are going on that have went on for years and there just needs to be change," said Andy Dunklin

Dunklin criticized the current Smith County jail plan, wanting a less expensive solution like jail tents. He also emphasized the importance of illegal immigration issues in his platform. Dunklin is a retired police officer of 23 years, 16 of those with the Texas Department of Public Safety. And he ran for Sheriff in 2004.

Tracy Watler/Reporting: tracy@kltv.com

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