1. The Listening Tour

An initiative focused on building bridges and trust between the law enforcement profession and communities through active listening. Our goal is to hear the concerns of citizens, uncensored and unfiltered as well as enroll them in sharing solutions for a better Jacksonville.

Come May of 2023, there will be a newly elected sheriff in town. Candidate Lakesha Burton wants to know what changes YOU want to see in the future. Share your concerns and solutions. Your voice matters!

Initiative goals:

  • to help build bridges between our communities and law enforcement professions.
  • to help create space where people feel heard.
  • to voice the concerns of Jacksonville’s citizens and ideas for possible solutions.

*Please note that these events are NOT fundraisers and media will not be invited. It is intended as a safe space.

Bring The Listening Tour to a community organization near you.
For more information, or to schedule a tour, email or call (904) 521-1606

2. Meet & Greet

The Woman Behind the Badge — A fundraising effort hosted by a community member introducing candidate for sheriff Lakesha Burton to their friends, family and colleagues where they get to hear her vision for Jacksonville. An opportunity to ask questions and learn more about her why.

Want to Host a Burton Campaign Meet & Greet Event?

We can help by providing you a personalized invitation for your Meet & Greet. Decide on a date to introduce Assistant Chief Lakesha Burton to your friends, family and neighbors. Then, provide us the following information so we can finalize a personalized invitation:

  • Name of Host(s)
  • Address
  • RSVP name and email/phone number
  • Date and Time (2 hours)
  • COVID19 Requirements, if applicable

Digital campaign invitations will be sent in PDF and JPEG formats.
For more information, email

3. Petition with Purpose

An initiative seeking to engage the 7,000 petitioners we need to sign petition forms and help Lakesha Burton for Sheriff qualify for the March 2023 ballot.

If you’d like to help with this crucial effort, email us at If you are a registered Duval County voter, click here to download a petition form. You can mail your completed forms to:

Burton for Sheriff Campaign
4411 Sunbeam Road, Unit 23130
Jacksonville, Florida 32257

Take a step further and donate $20.23 at Your petition and donation can help us make history.

4. The Duval Youth Vote

Are you between the ages of 17 and 23 years old and looking to bring your creativity and passion for a better Jacksonville? The Burton for Sheriff campaign wants YOU!  The YVote (Y for youth) is a Burton for Sheriff campaign initiative created by the youth for the youth.  Yes, you get to create events like panel discussions, a basketball tournament petition drive, a pep rally, etc.

Bring your ideas and collaborate with others who want to get involved and help make our city better.  Our goal is to help engage Duval County’s young voters in our civic process by promoting dialogue and partnerships that resonate with your generation.  Email Arquan at

4411 Sunbeam Road, Unit #23130, Jacksonville, FL 32257 | 904.521.1606 |
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