Current Sheriff Eric Williams has already served his two consecutive terms allowed in Indiana.
"I think our agency is a great agency right now," said Lt. Byram. "I think any agency can improve. My big focus is on community policing. I want to get back out in the community, touch base with the neighborhoods, let people know we're there to help them out. I think we've fallen of that a little over the years from when I came on 20 years ago. So, community policing is really big, and it's important to me."
Chief Deputy Dave Wedding is expected to run as a Democrat. The primary will be in May, with the general election this November.