LSO Sheriff Wagner announces he will seek re-election

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LANCASTER COUNTY -- Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner announced Tuesday he is running for re-election.

Wagner is the second longest serving Sheriff of Lancaster County, as he has led the Sheriff’s Office for 23 years.

He was first elected in 1994.

He was re-elected unopposed in 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014.

Wagner is a graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy, Past President of the Nebraska Chapter of the FBI National Academy Associates, Past President of the Nebraska Sheriffs’ Association, Board of Directors of the Child Advocacy Center, Former Board of Directors of People’s Choice Federal Credit Union, Former Board Member of the Nebraska Safety Council, and Former member of the Police Standards Advisory Council.

In a press release, Wagner listed his goals for the next term as: "Continue to ensure the citizens of Lancaster County get the most efficient law enforcement services for their tax dollars through the use of modern technology; working to get laws passed that help us keep citizens safe; and making sure all deputies receive the training necessary to increase their effectiveness."