Hobbs is a quintessential cop's cop. Roger is the Head Detective and number two in the Haplin Sheriff Department. So when the job of Sheriff becomes suddenly available, Roger is shocked when he is passed over by Tommy. But he's a lawman at heart so he won't let his pride get in the way of doing his job. Roger's primary concern is keeping Haplin safe and if that means working for a less qualified Sheriff, then so be it.
Roger is one of the first to the ice box to discover the murder. "In this home on ice"