Randall County Sheriff Jole Richardson announced on Monday that he will not seek re-election for the office of Sheriff.

Richardson has worked for Randall County for 45 years and has served as Sheriff for 20 years.

“I have strived to serve the citizens of Randall County with vision, humble dignity and professionalism all these years but know it is time to turn the reins over to someone else,” said Sheriff Richardson. 

He has held the title and position as Sheriff longer than anyone else in Randall Counties history.