Marion County sheriff files for re-election

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Marion County Sheriff John Layton threw his hat in the ring Monday and filed for re-election.

During his role as sheriff, Layton says the Marion County Sheriff’s Office earned three national accreditations, opened Hope Hall and collaborated with local and federal law enforcement agencies.

He says he hopes to continue to protect and serve for another four years.

Layton has been the sheriff since January 2011. He has been with the department for the past 40 years. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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