Editorial: Regalado is the choice for sheriff

Tulsa County voters will pick a new sheriff on April 5 in a special election due to the resignation of former Sheriff Stanley Glanz, who faces criminal charges following a grand jury investigation.

Republican Vic Regalado faces Democrat Rex Berry in the special election to see who will be sheriff until the November election when candidates will run for a full term.

Regalado has generated some controversy due to his campaign donations, including some from Rogers County. No one has been charged with violating any laws but Democrats and the liberal media are suggesting wrongdoing.

But Berry, in an interview on Pat Campbell’s Show on KFAQ 1170, suggested that he would rely on former Tulsa police chiefs Drew Diamond and Ron Palmer for counsel. That plus the Democrat platform is sufficient reason to not vote for Berry.

Regalado has been endorsed by former Gov. Frank Keating, former District Attorney  Tim Harris and former TPD Chief Dave Been. Those are highly respected officials who don’t make recommendations lightly.

Filing for the November election begins in April and more candidates may jump in.

But on April 5, Regalado is the best choice for Tulsa County sheriff.