Tolbert challenging Howard in sheriff's race

May 3, 2017

Former FBI Agent Bernie Tolbert made it official on Tuesday: He is running against Tim Howard in his re-election bid as Erie County Sheriff. A graduate of Lafayette High School and the University at Buffalo, Tolbert enjoys a lengthy resume which includes a stint as Special Agent in Charge of the Buffalo FBI office and time as a Vice President in charge of security for the NBA.


Bernie Tolbert from a 2013 debate during his unsuccessful run for Buffalo Mayor.
Credit Eileen Elibol