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A new Sheriff will be taking over this December as Mike Walker will swear into his new position, as the DeWitt County Sheriff Friday. Walker came to the area in 1989 and has filled many positions in law enforcement. Walker helped create the Dare Program at the Clinton Schools, worked as a jail administrator in the early 2000s, became Sheriff Jared Shofner's Chief Deputy, and after all that he looked to retire he thought.

Walker was able to run for Sheriff uncontested getting him the position for DeWitt County Sheriff in the recent elections. Reason Walker ran for Sheriff he said that it was more of a natural progression.

Walker will be sworn in on Friday at 4 pm at the DeWitt County Court House, and will officially take office on Saturday, December 1. 

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