The Sheriff in Jeff Davis Parish decided that he is not going to run again in 2012.

JENNINGS, La. — Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff Ricky Edwards says he won't seek a sixth term in office.

Edwards made his announcement Thursday.

Edwards, who has been sheriff since July 1, 1992, has accepted a position at the Louisiana Sheriff's Association. The job will coincide with his departure from the sheriff's office in June 2012.

The American Press reports Edwards worked for the Jefferson Davis Parish Assessor's Office and served as Ward 2 City Marshal in Jennings.

via Jefferson Davis Sheriff Ricky Edwards won't seek sixth term.

Do you live in Jeff Davis Parish and does this come as a shock to you???