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Learning what is wanted in a sheriff

From Mango Elementary safety patrol to Hillsborough County sheriff, David Gee has taken a path that crisscrossed the Brandon area where he grew up. Shortly after graduating from Brandon High, he covered an East Hillsborough district and continued to live here as he worked his way through the ranks before winning election last year to the county's top cop.

Over Columbia Restaurant Cuban sandwiches near his Ybor City office, we talked about his roots, and why he campaigned so diligently even though he was considered a shoo-in for the job.

ERNEST: How long did you dream about being sheriff?

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