Frederick Sumpter is one of three Republican candidates vying for their party’s nomination to become Fulton County’s next sheriff.

Sumpter, a lifelong resident of Fulton County, officially filed his candidacy for the office on Wednesday – the first day individuals could begin filing a declaration of candidacy. Fulton County Sheriff Chris Sailors, elected in 2014 and reelected in 2018, has reached his term limit.

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