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Bulloch County’s Sheriff Anderson to Retire at End of Year

Bulloch County’s Sheriff, Lynn Anderson, will be retiring the end of 2016. Anderson has served as sheriff of Bulloch County since 2000, but has been with the BCSO for a total of 36 years.

According to, since Anderson assumed office 16 years ago –  A modernization of the Office, along with its policies and techniques, followed resulting in the hiring of many deputies, the first female patrol deputies, and the fielding of modern law enforcement equipment.  An expansion of the jail resulted in bedspace for nearly 500 inmates and allowed for the housing of Federal inmates.  Sheriff Anderson also promoted the balancing of proactive law enforcement with various community policing initiatives.

Qualifying for the open position will begin March 7 and a new sheriff will be elected May 24.


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Jessica Szilagyi is a former Statewide Contributor for

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