It’s Election Day in the Tennessee Valley and several local races are underway, including the race for Sheriff.

In the race for Hamilton County Sheriff is current Sheriff Jim Hammond (R) and Chattanooga police officer Victor Miller (D).

Hammond has served as sheriff in Hamilton County since 2008.

READ MORE | Jim Hammond

Miller is the current Homicide Unit Supervisor at the Chattanooga Police Department.

Both candidates have put a focus on school safety. Both said if elected, they want to expand the SRO program.

READ MORE | Victor Miller 

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