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Lieutenant announces run for Vanderburgh Sheriff

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Lieutenant Kirk Byram of the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is announcing he will be running for Vanderburgh County Sheriff  in 2014.

Byram has been with the Sheriff's Office for over 20 years, serving in various capacities.

Kirk is currently a motor patrol commander.  He is also the lead firearms instructor and armorer for the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office.

He is certified through the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy as an instructor in firearms and emergency vehicle operations.

Kirk Byram is a lifelong resident of Evansville and Vanderburgh County. He is a Central High School graduate, has a B.S. in Sociology from the University of Southern Indiana and a M.S. in Criminology from Indiana State University.

Additionally, Kirk instructs evening criminal justice classes at Ivy Tech Community College. Kirk, his wife Trina and their two sons live on the North side of Vanderburgh County.

Byram says if he wins a top priority for his administration will be the recruitment, hiring, training and retention of well-educated law enforcement professionals to better serve the residents of Vanderburgh County. He also pledges to be a "protector of liberty and freedom" for the people in Evansville and Vanderburgh County.

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