Today John Rogers formally announced his candidacy for the office of Lafayette Parish Sheriff. Roger started his law enforcement career as a Lafayette Parish Deputy Sheriff and is now a litigation specialist in the Sheriff's Office of Risk Management.

In making his announcement Rogers said,

I want to lead the Sheriff's Office in continuing to grow in the right direction. The people of Lafayette Parish deserve that. I will lead, educate and unify the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office by bridging any existing gaps between various divisions and any disconnect between deputies, administration and employees.

Rogers grew up in Lafayette, graduated from UL and got his law degree from Southern University. He is married and has one daughter.