It was my understanding for years that the Sheriff was the highest elected official in a county.
Incorrect. The sheriff is the highest elected official, chief law enforcement officer in the county in which he resides etc, etc, in those states where the state constitution declares it so. Some do, some don't. It is not uniform from state to state.
posted on 12/09/2011 11:03:27 AM PST
Well ok. One size doesn’t fit all.
posted on 12/09/2011 11:05:26 AM PST
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