Bill Redman wins St. Joseph County Sheriff's race
With 97-percent of the precincts reporting, Redman had 59-percent of the vote.
His opponent, Paul Jonas, received 41-percent of the vote.
Final numbers have not been released.
Redman has worked in law enforcement 24 years. During that time he has been a DARE officer, school resource officer and public information officer.
Currently, he’s a lieutenant for St. Joseph County Police Department.
Redman spoke to his supporters after learning he won the race.
“I feel absolutely ecstatic. I just want to thank everybody for believing in me. I know for a fact that I will work tirelessly to make sure we are the safest community in Indiana," Redman said.