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Sheriff Gates will continue work he started as interim

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FARMERVILLE, La. (KNOE 8News) - In Union Parish, Dusty Gates will continue to lead law enforcement assheriff.

In a landslide victory, Gateswon the election over opponents Matt Jones and Richie Dunn with 74-percent ofthe vote. 

Gates said he will continue the work he's beendoing while serving as interim sheriff.

"Three goals I have, I've had since I beenhere, is to do what's right, do our best and treat everyone like they want tobe treated. I feel like if we continue that we will be very successful inwhatever we do," Gates said,

Gates began serving as interim sheriff ofUnion Parish, after Bob Buckley lost his battle with cancer in September.

Buckley was sheriff for 23 years. 

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