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Why Former Jackson County Sheriff Mike Sharp Wants His Job Back

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Mike Sharp resigned his position as Jackson County Sheriff in April 2018, after admitting to a "personal failing" in connection with a sexual relationship with an employee.

Sharp resigned as Jackson County sheriff in 2018 under a cloud of controversy because of a romantic relationship he had with a female employee.

Today, he doesn't think of the relationship as a scandal. He lays out why he's a better choice in next week's primary than his successor, Darryl Forte.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
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