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

Lakesha Burton will bring her well-rounded professional experience as your next sheriff. During more than two decades in law enforcement she’s led hundreds of officers in reducing crime in some of Jacksonville’s most challenged neighborhoods. She’s ready to work with citizens and communities to move our city FORWARD TOGETHER!

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Burton Leads All Candidates in New UNF Poll

From the Florida Times-Union article on Feb. 17, 2022:  In the sheriff’s race, Burton has the edge over two Republicans: T.K. Waters at 27% and Matthew Nemeth at 15%. Trailing the pack […]

Action News Jax talks one-on-one with first Black female JSO sheriff candidate

The Jacksonville sheriff’s Race is two years away, but there is already one candidate who has confidently stepped up to the plate: Lakesha Burton…

Burton’s JSO Zone 2 Scores Record-Setting Crime Reduction in 2021

  Burton: Collaboration Key in Crime Reduction Efforts Hard work, effective community policing strategies and strong collaboration among important stakeholders are helping build the trust necessary to effect recent reductions […]

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9 hours ago
Burton for Sheriff

Calling all #TeamBurton supporters! Now it’s time for your voice to be heard! Let’s support #BurtonforSheriff and give Jacksonville residents the positive change they deserve! Vote in the @news4jax poll here: bit.ly/3QgJz0l #Community #WeDeserveHer #ForTheLoveOfJax #ForwardTogether #BurtonForSheriff ... See MoreSee Less

Calling all #TeamBurton supporters! Now it’s time for your voice to be heard! Let’s support #BurtonforSheriff and give Jacksonville residents the positive change they deserve! Vote in the @news4jax poll here: https://bit.ly/3QgJz0l #Community #WeDeserveHer #ForTheLoveOfJax #ForwardTogether #BurtonForSheriff
10 hours ago
Burton for Sheriff

Thank you to Jacksonville University for hosting tonight’s Sheriff Debate! Vote Lakesha Burton as the next Sheriff of Jacksonville! #Community #WeDeserveHer #ForTheLoveOfJax #ForwardTogether #BurtonForSheriff ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to Jacksonville University for hosting tonight’s Sheriff Debate! Vote Lakesha Burton as the next Sheriff of Jacksonville! #Community #WeDeserveHer #ForTheLoveOfJax #ForwardTogether #BurtonForSheriff

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Excellent job today. Let’s move our city forward together.

Lakesha Burton tonight you were spot on. We're so excited to see you implement all of you impressive ideas when you're our new Sheriff!!!

Great debate. You rocked it. Loved being there.

You stood strong on that stage and you absolutely crushed it tonight! I can’t wait to see what you do as the next Sheriff of Jacksonville!

Great performance.

So proud of you!!!

You did a great job Lakesha Burton !!

Lakesha Burton YOU are the change we need in our city! I believe in you! #ForwardTogether #BurtonForSheriff #TeamBurton

Best qualified!!!

You killed it i mean on every last question being straight to the point without bs the people with past sayings that we all heard for years during a election season and nothing worth anything still get accomplished. That part about crime going down 16% went over they heads hell they had people in office and positions for years and never got anything worth talking about done.

Perfect Sheriff

Way to go Sherriff!!

Sooooooooo Proud Of You Sheriff Burton

Forward together !!! Keep it going .

Excellent job

Slam dunk tonight!

Awesome job tonight Lakesha Burton ❤️ #ForwardTogether

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12 hours ago
Burton for Sheriff

Join the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Debate starting at 8pm tonight, airing on WJXT4 The Local Station / News4JAX! #BurtonForSheriff #Community #WeDeserveHer #ForTheLoveOfJax #ForwardTogether ... See MoreSee Less

Join the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Debate starting at 8pm tonight, airing on WJXT4 The Local Station / News4JAX!  #BurtonForSheriff #Community #WeDeserveHer #ForTheLoveOfJax #ForwardTogether

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So far Lakesha Burton looks like she has informed and intelligent answers for where we go forward with her as our next Sheriff!! Great job...❤️

Lakesha Burton has a lot of great ideas and going forward with her as our Next Sheriff. We need Change. Now it is time for a Woman to be Sheriff.

You are the best for our city!!! We love you and we are all in for Burton 💙 Own that stage 💪🏽

You Have My Vote!

I believe in you!! Placed my vote for you today! 💙🇺🇸🖤 Proud to back you 100%!!

Great job!!! You hit all the points. You were the only one that could show and prove the reduction in crime. You showed a proven plan that you implemented that was the reason in reduction not that they (Sherri’s Office) gave you more people.

Lakesha Burton is the ONLY choice!!!

Lakesha Burton will give our community a visible, accessible and accountable police department. Let's give our community the gift of Lakesha as our next and best Sheriff. Vote!!!

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13 hours ago
Burton for Sheriff

Day 223: Chief Burton has always had a heart for all humanity and helping those in our community! #365 #community #WeDeserveHer #ForTheLoveOfJax #ForwardTogether #BurtonForSheriff ... See MoreSee Less

Day 223: Chief Burton has always had a heart for all humanity and helping those in our community! #365 #Community #WeDeserveHer #ForTheLoveOfJax #ForwardTogether #BurtonForSheriff
21 hours ago
Burton for Sheriff

Team Burton will be out in force waving signs TODAY - Wednesday, August 10th. We will be meeting up at the overpass at Arlington Expressway and University Boulevard at 4:15pm to 6:00pm.

Then at 6:00pm, the entire Sign Waving Team will move just down the road to the entrance of Jacksonville University to welcome Chief Burton as she heads into the Candidate Debate at 7:30pm. The TV media will be there and we want to show all of Duval just how much we want LAKESHA BURTON to be our NEXT Sheriff. Let’s do this and join us today! #ForwardTogether #BurtonforSheriff #JacksonvilleSheriff
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Team Burton will be out in force waving signs TODAY - Wednesday, August 10th. We will be meeting up at the overpass at Arlington Expressway and University Boulevard at 4:15pm to 6:00pm.

Then at 6:00pm, the entire Sign Waving Team will move just down the road to the entrance of Jacksonville University to welcome Chief Burton as she heads into the Candidate Debate at 7:30pm. The TV media will be there and we want to show all of Duval just how much we want LAKESHA BURTON to be our NEXT Sheriff. Let’s do this and join us today! #ForwardTogether #BurtonforSheriff #JacksonvilleSheriff

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I just voted Burton for Sheriff ❤

Go Get them Lakesha Burton! You Get my vote

🗳☑️☑️

2 days ago
Burton for Sheriff

Day 224: Did you know that Chief Burton was named “Woman of Distinction” by the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council? This honor was bestowed to her for her continuous support in the community! Thank you Chief Burton for being an inspiration to so many! #Community #WeDeserveHer #ForTheLoveOfJax #ForwardTogether #BurtonForSheriff ... See MoreSee Less

Day 224: Did you know that Chief Burton was named “Woman of Distinction” by the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council? This honor was bestowed to her for her continuous support in the community! Thank you Chief Burton for being an inspiration to so many! #Community #WeDeserveHer #ForTheLoveOfJax #ForwardTogether #BurtonForSheriff

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So deserving! Lakesha Burton keep up the great work!

OUR FIRST FEMALE SHERIFF!!!

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