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With FPOA Endorsement, Wilson Says He’s Best for Judge



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When it comes to judicial races, it is common to find law enforcement groups supporting a candidate from the district attorney’s office.

But Roger Wilson, a Fresno defense attorney who often represents law-enforcement clients, won the nod of the Fresno Police Officers’ Association.

Wilson’s opponent for the open Fresno County Superior Court-Office No. 4 seat is deputy district attorney Billy Terrence.

Wilson Answers These Questions

Take 5 spoke with Wilson about his candidacy to replace Edward Sarkisian Jr., who is not running for re-election. The discussion included:

— Wilson’s background as a prosecutor, then a defense attorney.

— Differences between him and Billy Terrence.

— The importance of FPOA’s endorsement.

— His judicial philosophy.

— His approach to sentencing.

Click on the video above to watch the segment.

David Taub has spent most of his career in journalism behind the scenes working as a TV assignment editor and radio producer. For more than a decade, he has worked in the Fresno market with such stops at KSEE-24, KMJ and Power Talk 96.7. Taub also worked the production and support side of some of TV sports biggest events including the Super Bowl, the NBA Finals and NASCAR to name a few. Taub graduated from the University of Michigan with dual degrees in communications and political science. You can contact David at 559-492-4037 or at Send an Email