Adam Shanks declared his candidacy for Sheriff of Lincoln County today to succeed Sheriff Curtis Landers who will not be seeking re-election.
In a press release Shanks states, “I am excited to announce I am running for Lincoln County Sheriff. It has been my honor to have served our citizens and to have worked with an amazing team at the Sheriff’s Office throughout my career and I want to continue to serve as their Sheriff.”
He also notes, “I have been with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for over 27 years and have been a resident of Lincoln County since 1983 and am a Newport High School graduate.
I began my career with the Sheriff’s Office in 1995 as a seasonal marine cadet while furthering my education at Lane Community College where I earned an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice.”
In conclusion he states, “I look forward to connecting further with our community through this process. We have many diverse communities with different needs and desires in the law enforcement services they receive. I have been fortunate to build many community partnerships throughout Lincoln County and am committed to serving all of our residents and visitors in an equitable and respectful manner.”
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