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Tuggle reports fundraising totals for Sheriff’s campaign

Photo: Thomas Tuggle signs qualifying papers in his candidacy for DeSoto County Sheriff. (Bob Bakken/

Thomas Tuggle has raised over $100,000 since entering the campaign for DeSoto County Sheriff, his campaign reports. Tuggle, the former Director of the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers’ Training  Academy, will report raising $113,352 during the 2022 calendar year. He did not begin  collecting campaign funds till the summer.

“This is my first campaign for public office,” Tuggle said. “I’m honored that so many individuals have placed their confidence in me by donating to our campaign for sheriff. Our team is frugal resulting in a campaign balance of over $100,000.”

Tuggle said he will continue his fundraising efforts. “I’m running for Sheriff to use my 30 years’  experience in law enforcement to keep DeSoto County safe. My top priority is fighting violent crime.”

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