Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning not using for re-election

May 20, 2017 - running watch

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning will not run for another tenure during a 2018 election. The policeman will finish out a final 18 months of his term, withdrawal bureau in early 2019.

Sheriff Dorning will make a announcement today during the Madison County Republican Men’s Club meeting.

In an talk with WHNT News 19’s Steve Johnson, Sheriff Dorning explained that he wants to give some-more courtesy to his family.

“When we are a policeman all that happens, you’re eventually hold obliged for, and so it was something that unequivocally pulls on we all a time, and while we might be there … your mind is somewhere else,” he said.

Dorning has served as policeman for 14 years, initial holding bureau in Jan 2003.  He is one of dual group to win 4 uninterrupted terms as Madison County Sheriff.

Dorning started with a Sheriff’s Office in 1983. He started in a jail before going into a margin for patrol.  He became sergeant in 1989 afterwards major in 1994, holding assign of a rapist investigations section in 1998.  He became a captain in 2001.

You can watch Sheriff Dorning’s talk during Leadership Perspectives on WHNT News 19 Sunday morning starting during 6:00 a.m.

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