AJ “Andy” Louderback is a fifth-generation Texan and 40-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 US 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. Hee is actively involved in the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas, serving as president from 2014-2015 and legislative chairman from 2015-2019. Louderback currently 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. His is the Chairman of Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick’s Law Enforcement Advisory Committee. Louderback is actively involved with the 86th Texas Legislature, advancing and defending important law enforcement issues. He is a strong supporter of President Trump and the First Step Act. Louderback is currently working closely with the Trump Administration and federal law enforcement partners to secure our southern border.