Lakesha Burton, veteran Jacksonville officer and past PAL head kicks off run for sheriff

Dan Scanlan – Florida Times-Union


Resilience — that is what Sheriff’s Office Assistant Chief Lakesha Burton says she has had since she was a child.

Now the 22-year department veteran says that resilience will help her as the first Black woman to run for sheriff in Jacksonville. She officially filed after an interview about her life, beliefs and plans if elected next year to succeed Sheriff Mike Williams.

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