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Sheriff Louis S. "Lou" Roberts III (D)



Marianna High School; AA degree, Chipola Junior College, Marianna, FL, 1976; BS degree, criminal justice, Troy State University, Troy, AL; Chief Executive Seminar, Class 32.


Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: patrol deputy, sergeant, lieutenant C.I.D., 26 years; elected Police Chief, Marianna Police Department, serving six years; elected Sheriff of Jackson County, 2008; re-elected 2012 and 2016.

Honors and Affiliations 

Community Relations Board, Covenant Hospice; Community Relations Board, Marianna Federal Correctional Institute; Chipola Civic Club.

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