KRXI FOX 11 Reno - Search Results The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available. Jim Lopey announced he is running for SheriffRENO - Former Washoe County under-sheriff and assistant sheriff Jim Lopey announced he is running for the Sheriff's position. Lopey has 35 years in law enforcement, 20 of them with the Washoe County Sheriff's office. He began his career working with Washoe County Juvenille Probation office in 1976 and also served 16 years on SWAT. Lopey currently serves as a terrorism liason officer for the Nevada Department of Public Safety.