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.