John Fitzgerald announces run for South Dakota Attorney General
Lawrence County State's Attorney John Fitzgerald wants to be South Dakota's top cop.
Fitzgerald said on Thursday he will seek the Republican nomination for Attorney General in 2018.
In a news release, Fitzgerald says a priority is to fight the surge in dangerous drugs with an aggressive and coordinated team approach. He says prison sentences are a strong deterrent to crime.
Between Butte and Lawrence Counties, Fitzgerald has been a State's Attorney since 1980.
Current Attorney General Marty Jackley is running for Governor.