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Nov. 8, 2012ATCHISON COUNTY, KS |  By: Meyer

New Sheriff in Atchison County, KS

The longtime sheriff in Atchison County, Kansas was defeated in a close election on Tuesday.

John Calhoon has served as Atchison County, Kansas Sheriff for 18 years and says he's proud of the accomplishments of his department during his time in office.

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Calhoon was defeated by Atchison, Kansas Police Officer Jack Laurie, who will take over as the Atchison County Sheriff on January 14th.