Danville, IN- Hendricks County Sheriff’s Captain Henry L “Jack” Sadler III announces his Republican candidacy for Hendricks County Sheriff in the 2022 election. Filing his intentions on Friday, July 24th, Sadler hopes to fill the vacancy that will be left by current Sheriff Brett Clark, currently in his 2nd concurrent term.
“I continue to strive each day to improve as a division commander and as a community leader. I lead by example and expect the very best of our employees. I want to serve as our next Hendricks County Sheriff,” said Sadler.
Capt. Sadler, currently serves as the Commander of the Uniform Division, managing 43 merit deputies and 5 reserve deputies currently assigned to the division. The primary role of the Uniform Division is one of pro-active patrol and crime prevention. Sadler, who has been with the Hendricks County Sheriff department since 1999, has served in numerous roles including: Merit Deputy and Sergeant, Field Training Officer, Emergency Response Team Member and Team Leader, DARE Instructor, Detective, worked Interstate Criminal Interdiction, Firearms Instructor and United Drug Task Force Supervisor and member.
Sadler also has specialized leadership training through Homeland Leadership Academy (2016 graduate); Leadership Hendricks County (class of 2019); and the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy (2020 Session).
“I am blessed to have the opportunity to serve and protect the community in which I grew up,” said Sadler. “I aspire to serve as the next Hendricks County Sheriff and plan to build on what is working, I will not institute change for the sake of change. The stability, consistency, transparency and great leadership that Sheriff Clark has provided during his service has been remarkable and I intend to build upon that foundation. I feel a responsibility to my family, my department family and my community family to make sure we are doing all we can and to ensure we work together as one community for the safety and security of every citizen.”
Sadler grew up in Danville, graduating from Danville Community High School in 1992. Having received a degree in Law Enforcement from Vincennes University in 1995, he started his career with the Vincennes City Police Department in 1996, serving as a uniformed police officer, school resource officer, DARE instructor and as a Drug Task Force member.
Being involved in both professional and community organizations allows Sadler to keep a pulse on the community and its needs. He serves with the Indiana Sheriff’s Association; Fraternal Order of Police (lodge 132); Men-in-Action Strategic Planning Committee for Sheltering Wings Domestic Violence shelter; Leadership Hendricks County Alumni Engagement Committee; Communities Active in Disasters; ESF8, Emergency Support Function; HC Alliance for Diversity; HRH Emergency Preparedness Committee; and as the law enforcement representative for the Hendricks County Unified Incident Management Team. Jack was honored to be selected as the Town of Danville’s “2020 Public Servant of the Year”, as voted on by town members.
Jack lives with his wife, Casey, and son, Carson. in Danville and the family has been members of Danville Christian Church for many years. He enjoys spending time with family and takes great pride in policing the community where he grew up.
For additional information on Sadler’s campaign please visit Sadlerforsheriff.org or the Facebook page Sadler for Sheriff.