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Hinds Co. Sheriff-elect Tyrone Lewis honored with reception

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Hinds County's new sheriff-elect was the center of attention at a reception in his honor Friday night.

Attorneys Dennis sweet and ed Flechas hosted the event held at the Jackson convention complex in downtown Jackson.

Lewis defeated longtime incumbent sheriff Malcolm McMillin in the august second democratic primary.

Lewis has 28 years in law enforcement including a stint as interim Jackson police chief.

He takes over as hinds county sheriff January 1st.

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