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Local Sheriff uses Constitution – Shocking!

Theo Spark links to an interesting article that was somehow ignored excluded edited -out misplaced by the mainstream media.
A Sheriff from Wyoming enforcing his jurisdiction over federal officers, and being agreed with in so doing by the federal court!
The court confirms and asserts that “the duly elected sheriff of a county is the highest law enforcement official within a county and has law enforcement powers EXCEEDING that of any other state OR federal official.” And you thought the 10th Amendment was dead and buried — not in Wyoming, not yet.
Hopefully, not in ANY other States, either!
Go. Read.  Feel better about the pecking order.  Political Vel Craft

h/t Theo Spark

About guffaw1952

I'm a child of the 50's. libertarian, now medically-retired. I've been a certified firearms trainer, a private investigator, and worked for a major credit card company for almost 22 years. I am a proud NRA Life Member. I am a limited-government, free-market capitalist, who believes in the U.S. Constitution and the Rule of Law.


2 thoughts on “Local Sheriff uses Constitution – Shocking!

  1. This is, of course, true in every jurisdiction. Want proof? Submit a NFA request. The NFA says all requests for approval of silencers and full auto weapons must be approved by the chief law enforcement officer. Guess what? They go to the Sheriff.

    Posted by Fill Yer Hands | September 27, 2011, 9:46 am
  2. @Fill Yer Hands – Understood. I knew that, but personally hadn't made the Constitutional connection.Good Stuff. (Of course, our Sheriff here is both popular and hated, and is ex-DEA. So, some folks may not like this court decision!)

    Posted by Guffaw in AZ | September 27, 2011, 9:49 am

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