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This Jan. 20, 1961, file photo shows President John F. Kennedy delivering his inaugural address after taking the oath of office, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Donald Trump will be following some giant footsteps when he gives his inaugural speech. (AP Photo, File)
Incoming Sheriff Bill Elder is sworn in as interim sheriff of El Paso County by Judge Gilbert Martinez at Centennial Hall in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Elder was sworn in a couple of weeks early, because of the retirement of scandal plagued, Sheriff Terry Maketa. Elder's fiancé Joy Mitchell stood at his side during the swearing in ceremony. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Trump Perdue
FILE- In this Nov. 30, 2016, file photo, former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue smiles as he waits for an elevator in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. A person familiar with the decision says President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Perdue to serve as agriculture secretary. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Dan Njegomir Tuesday, October 18, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Death Penalty Declines
FILE - This Sept. 21, 2010, file photo shows the death chamber of the lethal injection facility at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
Kathleen Staks (Photo courtesy of Colorado Department of Natural Resources)
Colorado State of the State
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper delivers his annual State of the State address to lawmakers and guests, inside the state legislature, in Denver, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. Hickenlooper set his priorities on roads and housing, health care and pot regulation when he addressed the just-convened 2017 Legislature. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
El Paso County has a new sheriff in town. Sheriff Bill Elder was sworn into office at Centennial Hall on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. New Years Day will be his first day on the job and he said he will spend much of the day talking with his staff. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder (Gazette file photo by Jerilee Bennett)