Nickelson, Whitehorn in runoff for Caddo Parish sheriff
CADDO PARISH, La. (KSLA) - Caddo voters narrowed the field of candidates for sheriff to two Saturday (Oct. 14).
Leading the pack of six were John Nickelson and Henry Whitehorn. The two will meet in a runoff next month.
- SHAYNE GIBSON
- Gibson is a Republican living in Greenwood. He has been chief of Greenwood since 2014. According to his website, Gibson hopes to transfer his skills in proactive law enforcement, accountability & professionalism to CPSO.
- PATRICIA “PAT” GILLEY
- Gilley is a Democrat living in Shreveport. She is a retired attorney & ran for Caddo District Attorney in 2020.
- ERIC HATFIELD
- Hatfield is a Republican living in Shreveport. He serves as chief deputy constable. According to his Facebook page, he is focused on transparency.
- HERSY JONES JR.
- Jones is a Democrat living in Shreveport. He tells KSLA he will work with neighborhood organizations and mentor inmates to help make better choices.
- IN THE RUNOFF: JOHN NICKELSON
- Nickelson is a Republican living in Shreveport. He previously served on Shreveport City Council. According to his website, he says he will continue to address public safety concerns and hold criminals accountable.
- IN THE RUNOFF: HENRY L. WHITEHORN SR.
- Whitehorn is a Democrat living in Shreveport. He previously served as chief administrative officer for the City of Shreveport, chief of police and as a U.S. Marshal. According to his website, he is focused on addressing crime, initiating youth programs and jobs.
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