John Rutherford is an American politician who is the United States Representative for Florida’s 4th Congressional District. Previously, he was also the enforcement officer with Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and he had also served as the Duval County Sheriff from the year 2003 till 2015. Recently, on 11th January of 2017, he was taken to the hospital after he got collapsed in the House of Chamber during the vote-a-rama.
Talking about his personal life biography, Rutherford has already got married. He is currently married to his wife named Patricia. There is no any detail found about when and where did the pair tied their knots. In addition to that, he also has two children named as Alice and Michael together with his wife.
Now, let us gain few more information related to the bio of Rutherford that has been extracted from various sources. He is the native of Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America. He came into this world on 2nd September of the year 1952 which has now made him reach at the age of 64. Since 1958, he has been residing in Jacksonville. He went to get his education from the Florida Junior College from where he earned an Associate’s Degree in Police Administration.
After that, he got enrolled at Florida State University and from there, he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology. Later, John attended the FBI National Academy located in Quantico, Virginia and got graduated in session 171. Additionally, he is also the graduate of National executive Institute.
It was in 1974 when John Rutherford started as a patrolman and then he rose to the rank of Captain. He has commanded numerous divisions including Arson, Burglary, Police Academy and Patrol on Southside. He had also served as the Chief of Services, the Traffic and Special Operations and the Chief of Patrol. In 1995, he was appointed as the Director of Corrections under then-Sheriff Nat Glover and then held that title for eight years.
In 2003, he ran for Sheriff and then won the election. He started HITZ Program in 2006 for stopping transient nuisance crimes and for helping transient substance abusing the people into the treatment rather than prison. By the year 2011, the city of Jacksonville was enjoying the 40 years low in crime. On 15th April 2016, he announced the candidacy of him for Florida’s 4th Congressional District. He won Republican Primary on 30th August with 38.7%of the vote beating Bill McClure, Hans Tanzler and Lake Ray.
John Rutherford stands at the height of 5 feet and few inches that suit his personality. As he was born in the month of September, his zodiac sign is Virgo. His weight has not been recorded yet. He belongs to American nationality. During his career till now, Rutherford has gained a big amount of the salary and the net worth of him is estimated to be around millions.