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Sheriff Candidate: Andrew (Andy) Hynek



What office are you running for? Sheriff 

What political party are you affiliated with? Democratic Party

What is your education?

  • Indiana Law Enforcement Academy 
  • Associates Degree in Criminal Justice (Indiana University)
  • New Prairie HS Indiana Law Enforcement Academy 


What is your occupation? Captain/Shift Commander for the La Porte County Sheriff's Office (22 years)

What is your candidate platform?

  1. Reducing recidivism in the jail.
  2. Increased focus on mental health within our jail, and among our staff.
  3. Using a first-hand educational approach to battling the heroin epidemic.


Give three reasons why voters should consider you this election.

  1. Experience. I have worked within every division of the department
  2. Accessibility. I promise to be accessible to all citizens
  3. I plan to continue to bridge the gap between law enforcement and the public, by increasing our employee's footprint in the community 


Is there anything else you'd like voters to know about you? I am a military veteran.



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