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Fulton County Sheriff Pat Labat secures another term

Posted on AllSides May 22nd, 2024
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Fulton County Sheriff Pat Labat successfully punched his ticket for re-election after winning the 2024 primary election. It was a tough election year for Labat, who has faced much criticism for the current state of the Fulton County Jail. FOX 5 Atlanta has covered many stories of violence between inmates, multiple inmate deaths, a lack of beds, and even toured the overcrowded, deteriorating facility. Labat, himself, admitted the jail was in crisis. Despite the criticism, voters chose to continue supporting Labat, giving him 54% of the vote - more than...

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