Sheriff Shaq? O'Neal considers running in Georgia county

Published: Saturday, January 19, 2019 @ 3:02 AM

Shaquille O'Neal said he was considering running for sheriff in Henry County, Georgia.
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Shaquille O'Neal said he was considering running for sheriff in Henry County, Georgia.(Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal said he wants to run for sheriff in a Georgia county.

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Appearing on Friday’s episode of “The Dr. Oz Show” O’Neal told Dr. Mehmet Oz that he wants to run in Henry County “to bring law enforcement and the community closer together.”

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When talking about community relations as it pertains to law enforcement, O’Neal said, "Right now, we're miles apart."

O’Neal said he's too busy right now and wants to focus all of his energy on being a good sheriff.

"I thought about doing it in 2020, but I think I'll wait until 2024," O'Neal said.