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By Drew Lawson
The Record-Times 

Magers won't seek re-election

Sheriff announces he'll retire at the end of 2022 following fourth term


Last updated 4/13/2022 at 5:42pm

Courtesy Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

Lincoln County Sheriff Wade Magers announced he won't seek re-election for a fifth term Wednesday, April 13. His subsequent retirement will mark the end of his 32-year career in law enforcement.

DAVENPORT-Lincoln County will have a new sheriff in town after 2022. Sheriff Wade Magers announced he won't seek a fifth term of office in this year's election cycle, drawing a close to a 32-year career in law enforcement that included 16 years as County Sheriff.

Magers made the announcement in a news release Wednesday afternoon, April 13.

"I have enjoyed seeing our office grow and improve in so many areas over the past 32 years," Magers said in the release. "I am proud of the accomplishments we have made in technology, which is necessary to assist dispatch, corrections and road deputies...

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