Jefferson County Sheriff
Political experience: None
Professional experience: U.S. Army, 1984-2008, receiving numerous military commendations and awards; Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, 1988-2018; two-time Alabama State Trooper of the Year, 1997 and 2014, and Alabama State Trooper Good Samaritan Award, 1997.
Education: McAdory High School, 1985.
Main issues: The 2014 Alabama State Trooper of the Year, Hale is committed to battling the opioid crisis, violent crime and domestic violence.
“In both of my careers, first through the military and second as an Alabama State Trooper, I have been driven to make a difference in my community and the world and will continue to do that as Sheriff,” Hale said on his campaign website.
Top Contributors: $38,573, himself; $2,700, Ashley DeGaris of Birmingham?; $1,000, Edgar Gentle of Hoover.