AJ 'Andy' Louderback

Sheriff
Jackson County Sheriff

AJ “Andy” Louderback is a fifth generation Texan and forty-year law enforcement professional, serving his fourth term as Jackson County Sheriff. Apart from his service in the Air Force, Louderback has spent his entire career serving the people of Edna and Jackson County, Texas. He has led the charge on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s 287(g) program in the Gulf Bend region. Louderback represents the National Sheriffs’ Association as a member of the National Institute of Justice’s Special Technical Committee on Law Enforcement Firearms. He is a past president of the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas and currently serves on the legislative committee, advancing and defending important law enforcement issues. Sheriff Louderback serves as Chairman of the Regional Homeland Security Advisory Committee, on the board of directors for Hope of South Texas child advocacy center and as Jackson County’s representative on the Gulf Bend Community Collaborative. He is actively involved with the 86th Texas Legislature, focusing on drafting legislation to increase security at schools in rural communities. Sheriff Louderback is currently working closely with President Trump and his Administration on a comprehensive plan to secure our southern border.



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