CLINTON — Former DeWitt County chief deputy Mike Walker announced on Monday his candidacy for DeWitt County Sheriff. Sheriff Jered Shofner announced earlier he would not seek reelection when his term expires in 2018.
“My family and I are proud to call DeWitt County home,” Walker included in a media release.
In the release, Walker said he would use taxpayer dollars wisely.
Walker spent 27 years in law enforcement in DeWitt County. He lives with his wife Tonya and son Connor, who attends Clinton High School. Their daughter Bailey attends Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.