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Manatee County Sheriff Rick Wells sworn in for another term

Sheriff Rick Wells was sworn in for his second term.
Sheriff Rick Wells was sworn in for his second term.(Manatee County Sheriff)
Published: Jan. 5, 2021 at 1:39 PM EST
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MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - Manatee County Sheriff Rick Wells was sworn in for his second term Tuesday by the Hon. Gilbert Smith Jr. at a small ceremony before his family and members of his command staff.

The sheriff took time to thank those around him for his reelection.

“They say that a good leader is surrounded by good people. Well, then I must be awesome because all of you are awesome, and I am able do what I do each and every day because of you,” Wells said in a speech to a socially distanced crowd.

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