Retired detective Chris Winslow announces 2018 bid for Buncombe County Sheriff

Photo courtesy of Chris Winslow for Buncombe County Sheriff
Photo courtesy of Chris Winslow for Buncombe County Sheriff

From Chris Winslow for Buncombe County Sheriff:

Chris Winslow Announces His Run for Buncombe County Sheriff

Weaverville, NC — Retired sheriff detective Chris Winslow has announced his bid for Buncombe County Sheriff.

I have officially thrown my hat into the 2018 Buncombe County Sheriff race,” says Winslow. “After years of serving as a detective for the department, I believe I can move our county in a positive direction as we seek a new chapter in the department’s history.”

Detective Winslow has worked in law enforcement for nearly thirty years and was a member of The Buncombe County Sheriff Department for 7 years, where he retired in 2014.

Photo courtesy of Chris Winslow for Buncombe County Sheriff
Photo courtesy of Chris Winslow for Buncombe County Sheriff

Winslow has also worked as a volunteer fireman at The Reems Creek Fire Department for over 27 years. He is now a Lieutenant there, and also works as a smoke chaser for The North Carolina Forest Service.

He is also a United States Army veteran and a graduate of Western Carolina Universities Criminal Justice Program where he earned his Bachelors Degree in 2006.

He has been married to his wife Michelle for 29 years and is a big animal lover.

As the campaign progresses, I hope to meet with a diverse group of voters throughout our county,” Winslow adds. “And after listening to their concerns, I hope to finish my extensive plan for moving the department and Buncombe County citizens into the future.”

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