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Reasons Why Tony Chavis Is Running For Sheriff

September 3, 2016 by  
Filed under Politics

There are often a number of candidates running in any election, whether local, national or regional. When it comes to Darlington, South Carolina, there are multiple candidates. One of which is that of Tony Chavis, a retired South Carolina State Highway Patrol officer. Mr. Chavis is running for Sheriff because of a desire to strengthen community safety while building stronger ties with police organizations.

As a retired trooper, having worked tirelessly for the SCHP from 1989 to 2016, Mr. Chavis continues to have a desire to enforce local law. As such, this former highway patrolman is now looking toward becoming Sheriff in the local county. However, to do so, the former patrolman is counting on local voters.

Mr. Chavis is a man with four daughters, one son and a loving wife. Having lived in Hartsville basically since birth, the former trooper is quite well known to community, family and friends. While spending a great deal of time with family and friends outside work, Tony has also worked a great number of overtime during the time spent as a highway patrolman.

Tony graduated from Wallace High School and the South Carolina Justice Academy. Whereas, the candidate also spent a few years playing football for South Carolina University. These educational accomplishments and experiences have contributed heavily to this ongoing interest in law enforcement.

From 1990 to 1991, the candidate served in the United States Marines. While there is no record of why service ended after only one year, the former Marine is still considered to be a veteran of Operation Desert Storm. Those interested as to why this may be case before voting, can check public records to determine whether or not Mr. Chavis received an honorable or dishonorable discharge.

Other involvement includes being an active part of the community by contributing to non-profits and other organizations. For example, the candidate is often the first to make donations when it comes to local organizations and sponsored events. As such, Mr. Chavis is also well respected among a number of non-profit organizations and community groups.

While other candidates also have impressive platforms, many in the area believe Tony is the right person for the job. One reason this is the case, is the candidate\’s belief that areas prone to criminal activity can often be reformed. In addition, the candidate plans on continuing existing programs of neighbor watches, community organizing and school presentations.

In addition, the candidate sees citizens as the first priority against crime though the use of security systems, web cameras and neighbor watch groups. If elected, Tony also plans to enhance and bring more technology to the office. After which, it is hoped that more cold case and other crimes will be solved more easily than with existing options.

Ultimately, the candidate wants to build stronger community ties between residents and police. If elected, the former patrolman plans to do so through education, community organizing and school presentations. Knowing one of the only ways to do so is to be elected Sheriff, the candidate\’s hope is that many locals will vote in upcoming elections.

Vote for Tony Chavis to run for sheriff by visiting his official website today. Here is the main page that contains further info at

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