Captain Clay Higgins has become one of the nation’s most influential cops, regularly speaking to law enforcement agencies across America. Higgins is a strong advocate of what he calls… “The sacred oath of the badge”. He currently serves as Deputy Marshal for the City of Lafayette, and announced his intention to be elected to Congress on May 18, 2016.
Higgins states that the sworn oath is not to a Sheriff, or a Chief, or a Marshal… It’s an oath of allegiance to the Constitution. He’s known for being bold, controversial, and boisterous. He’s also famous for his Crime Stoppers videos.
He is a passionate defender of the Bill of Rights.
As a Christian, Higgins is known for his refreshing focus on the power of the individual to be redeemed.
Higgins received his initial training in police work when serving as a military police officer in the United States Army.
Clay Higgins resigned his position at the Sheriff’s Office on March 1, 2016, currently serves as Deputy Marshal for the City of Lafayette and announced his intention to be elected to Congress on May 18, 2016.