Sheriff Steve Nichols is not a politician. He is a public
servant, and he has done what he promised us four years ago. He has
worked to reduce the burden to taxpayers while increasing patrols
and security for the citizens of Logan County.
During his first term, Sheriff Nichols made an administrative
decision to adjust the work shift of officers, which has expanded
law enforcement patrol coverage throughout Logan County. That
decision has also eliminated $360,000 in excess benefit time,
resulting in saving taxpayer dollars.
Using grant funds, Sheriff Nichols and his staff have doubled the
number of in-squad-car computers and updated radio systems,
providing officers with enhanced technology and more efficient
communication systems, creating a safer working environment.
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In the jail, Sheriff Nichols has instituted a booking fee
process, which generates an additional $24,000 in revenue annually
to the county general fund. In addition, the sheriff negotiated an
in-house medical services contract for those incarcerated in the
jail, resulting in considerable savings to the county for inmate
We will be voting on Nov. 7 to keep Sheriff Steve Nichols and his
staff working for us for another four years, working within a budget
and doing his best to do more with less tax money while continuing
to make Logan County a safer place to live. We urge all concerned
citizens to support Sheriff Steve Nichols, the only candidate with
(Posted Nov. 4, 2006)
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