(R) Joseph O’Leary


    Born in Wilmington, raised in New Castle, and currently residing in Newark. He is a member of the United States Air Force in the Delaware Air National Guard, and has law enforcement experience in the State Park system, in ranger patrol.


    Running on the idea that a new face is needed in the office and ensuring that residents, not just corporations and landowners are equally protected under the law. Has filed as a Republican but has also earned the Libertarian Party’s nomination.


    Has very little information on the website, no real ideas about what he would do with the department, other than incorporating a regular town hall meeting for residents to voice opinions.

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    The candidates for the democratic and republican nomination for New Castle County sheriff debated on WDEL radio.  You can hear what they had to say.

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