Sheriff Joe Hagerty announces his bid for reelection

Sheriff Joe Hagerty announced his bid for reelection in statement posted Monday afternoon on the Wright County website.

“It’s been an honor serving the citizens of Wright County as your elected sheriff during the past four years.” Hagerty stated online. “The service provided by the dedicated men and women who work with me in providing public safety services to our residents and visitors has contributed to the quality of life we expect and enjoy in Wright County.”

Hagerty also added:  “I humbly ask for your support in assisting me with continuing the tradition of providing effective and efficient public safety services in Wright County. Thank you.”

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is the third largest in Minnesota. It provides services to the unincorporated areas of the county and contracts police services with 13 cities.

There are 11 divisions within the Wright County Sheriff’s Office: administration, bailiff, civil process, communications, community services, corrections, criminal investigations, patrol, recreational enforcement, special investigations unit (narcotics), and warrants/transports.