Councilman Garcia plans to run for sheriff

January 2, 2008 9:20:08 PM PST
Houston city councilman Adrian Garcia wants a new job -- Harris County sheriff.The former Houston police officer is running for the Democratic nomination, against at least two other challengers. Garcia will tout his 23-years at HPD and his tenure as chairman of the City Council's Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee.

Republican Sheriff Tommy Thomas is running for re-election, but he will face a primary battle with two other challengers.