As documented on the Durham County, N.C., website, the position of sheriff originated in England more than 1,000 years ago, known then as a shire-reeve, who was "the steward of the King's estates, guardian of the peace, judge and jury of the Shire County (county court) and was the local agent of...
Sheriff Joe has done his duty as required by law. His detractors want him to ignore the law to facilitate the success of their left wing agenda. Arizona's southern border has become a bridge for drug cartels to pass drugs from mexico to the United States. I believe that may prove to be an even more important problem, but that is yet to be seen. Sheriff Arpaio is using his legal abilities to handle both problems in Maricopa County. Our entire Republic, not just Arizona, Owes our Sheriff thanks for his great work. Marvin E, Fox
For many, the term "sheriff" conjures up images of the Old West. A few may consider a sheriff to have some form of outdated and obsolete political office. But for me and countless other patriots across our nation, a sheriff is the epitome of good and necessary county law enforcement.
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