Greenville County Sheriff Steve Loftis is seeking a fourth term in office.
Loftis, accompanied by his wife Cathy, made the announcement at the Poinsett Hotel in Greenville.
He has been the Sheriff of Greenville County since 2003, and has been in law enforcement for 42 years.
“During my time as your Sheriff, this office has made many great advancements, upgrades and additions, and for that I am deeply proud,” Loftis said. “Make no mistake about it though, we have not and will not simply sit back and rely on past laurels. Every day should start anew on the journey to excellence.”
The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office provides service to 724 of the 794 square miles of Greenville County. It is composed of over 400 deputies, 9 reserve deputies, 74 crossing guards and 99 civilian employees.
The primary election for the sheriff’s office will take place on June 14, followed by the Nov. 8, general election.