MEET LAKESHA BURTON

"My campaign is about you, not about power, prestige or party.
Join us as we move FORWARD TOGETHER!

Retired JSO Assistant Chief Lakesha Burton is the leader who will bring change to Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. During more than 24 years of professional law enforcement experience she set records for reducing crime in the area she commanded for JSO. During her time as a patrol and enforcement commander in the Arlington/Beaches area, she and her team of officers reduced murders, gunfire, burglaries and home invasions more than did officers in any other zone. She’s ready to engage citizens, businesses and other stakeholders in a new brand of community policing.

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ENDORSMENTS

These are a few of the people endorsing Lakesha

Ashley Cetin

Atlantic Beach
Assistant Chief Lakesha Burton is exactly what the Jacksonville community needs. Her passion to help others is apparent in everything she does.

Bishop Rudolph W. McKissick Jr. and First Lady Kim McKissick

Bethel Church
We support Assistant Chief Burton for sheriff because she has proven herself to have a heart for this city. She wants to make our streets safer and build bridges between police and our community.

Lt. Larry Gayle

Retired JSO Police
Burton wants neighborhood officers to get to know the folks in the areas they patrol and build meaningful relationships. She wants officers to be public servants, both guardian and warrior - not just one or the other. She understands that service can require force but also service is about compassion. A sheriff is the face of the agency.

Karen Jeffery Copland

Westside
Assistant Chief Burton has the necessary experience and passion to be the next Sheriff of Jacksonville. She leads from the front and has always been visible in the community.

CAMPAIGN NEWS

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2 weeks ago
Burton for Sheriff

Day 190: This has been a place of hope & refuge for so many grieving families in our city through the years. It is unfortunate that we need organizations like Families of Slain Children (F.O.S.C.I) but they are a necessity. Burton for Sheriff has proudly supported Mrs. Beverly Mcclain for many years as she has a heart for the people of Jacksonville. #stoptheviolence #365 #ForwardTogether #BurtonforSheriff #community ... See MoreSee Less

Day 190: This has been a place of hope & refuge for so many grieving families in our city through the years.  It is unfortunate that we need organizations like Families of Slain Children (F.O.S.C.I) but they are a necessity. Burton for Sheriff has proudly supported Mrs. Beverly Mcclain for many years as she has a heart for the people of Jacksonville. #stoptheviolence #365 #ForwardTogether #BurtonforSheriff #community
2 weeks ago
Burton for Sheriff

"When you are invested in the city you are connected to everyone! I’m expecting great things for my city! I’m a native of Jacksonville both of my offices are here and I trust the streets, communities and personally my family with our new leader Sheriff Lakesha Burton!"

Thank you C.J. Taylor for your support of Burton for Sheriff #community #duuuval #Jacksonville #ForwardTogether #BurtonforSheriff
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When you are invested in the city you are connected to everyone! I’m expecting great things for my city! I’m a native of Jacksonville both of my offices are here and I trust the streets, communities and personally my family with our new leader Sheriff Lakesha Burton!

Thank you C.J. Taylor for your support of Burton for Sheriff #community #duuuval #Jacksonville #ForwardTogether #BurtonforSheriff
2 weeks ago
Burton for Sheriff

In celebration of National Police Woman Day, we want to salute all women police officers for your service. You wear many hats, you are sisters, daughters, mothers, aunts and grandmothers. Thank you for your service.

We would also like to highlight JSO’s first African American woman police officer, Retha Smith, who paved the way for many women in law enforcement, even our future Sheriff.

We are happy to celebrate all women police officers today, and send a special THANK YOU to the legendary retired Retha Smith for her endorsement of #BurtonforSheriff.
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#ForwardTogether #policewoman #policefamily #lawenforcement #jacksonville #community
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In celebration of National Police Woman Day, we want to salute all women police officers for your service. You wear many hats, you are sisters, daughters, mothers, aunts and grandmothers. Thank you for your service.

We would also like to highlight JSO’s first African American woman police officer, Retha Smith, who paved the way for many women in law enforcement, even our future Sheriff.

We are happy to celebrate all women police officers today, and send a special THANK YOU to the legendary retired Retha Smith for her endorsement of #BurtonforSheriff. 
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#ForwardTogether #policewoman #policefamily #lawenforcement #jacksonville #community

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Yes! I had the pleasure of knowing this fabulous and amazing women. Luv U Retha.

Thank you for your service.♥️👍💪👮🙏

Love you my Friend Retha with glasses! What an awesome picture with historic implications First Black Female Police 👮‍♀️ officer and the First Black Female Sheriff! "Happy Feeling in the Air"

Yes indeed! Viking Strong 👏🏾👍🏽

#watchfulwings

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2 weeks ago
Burton for Sheriff

Day 191: Burton for Sheriff was always destined for greatness from a child!
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#community #WeDeserveHer #ForTheLoveOfJax #ForwardTogether #BurtonForSheriff #duval #jacksonville
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Day 191: Burton for Sheriff was always destined for greatness from a child! 
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#Community #WeDeserveHer #ForTheLoveOfJax #ForwardTogether #BurtonForSheriff #duval #jacksonville 
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<3 Happy National Police Woman Day <3 go #Vegan for #health and #Justice <3 www.WatchDominion.com <3 <3 <3

3 weeks ago
Burton for Sheriff

Thank you to our family at the Salaam Club. Always welcoming and supporting what is best for our city: Burton for Sheriff.
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Thank you to our family at the Salaam Club. Always welcoming and supporting what is best for our city: Burton for Sheriff. 
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#Community #WeDeserveHer #ForTheLoveOfJax #ForwardTogether #BurtonForSheriff

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Burton for Sheriff Lakesha that is.....

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