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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.

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