According to a press release, Stuart will stay in office through the end of his third term, which expires at the end of 2022.
“The decision to retire was not an easy one because I have developed so many great friendships as well as professional and community partnerships over the past 28 years,” said Stuart in the press release. “Today, our sheriff’s office is in a good place, despite a long list of challenges facing our profession. Since I have arrived at retirement age, it is time to consider my options for serving others in new ways.”
Sheriff Stuart will serve as president of the Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association in 2022.