Sheriff Roush was born and raised in Martin County. He graduated from Shoals High School in 1998 and went on to earn an Associate's Degree in History and Business from Vincennes University and, later, a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Indiana State University. Immediately following high school, Travis served two enlistments in the U.S. Army, as an Army Ranger and Infantry Drill Sergeant.
Sheriff Roush began his term as Sheriff on January 1, 2015.
He, his wife Candace, and their two children reside in the heart of Martin County.