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A sheriff is a government official, with varying duties, existing in some countries with historical ties to England, where the office originated. There is an analogous although independently developed office in Iceland that is commonly translated to English as sheriff, and this is discussed below.
A few years back our Sheriff floated that idea that in the wake of a major, declared disaster, that CHL holders be automatically deputized. His reasoning was they are already known not to have a criminal record, had to pass a gun safety class, and they're armed. I remember the sniveling crowd...
Saw this, and by this I mean the actual fire, on the way in today. Looks like an evac notice for some folks. Article posted about an hour ago from the News-Review. Anyone in the area, stay safe.
Canyonville fire spreads, sheriff issues evacuation notice for some residents
Woman shoots husband while trying to shoot someone else in road rage incident, sheriff says
She needed two things:
1) more range time,
2) anger management.
Either of those would have been good for her husband, although #2 alone would have been enough so that she'd be enjoying a Sunday evening...
Just when you think you've seen/read it all, along comes a letter like this one below. This letter showed up today in the Letters to the Editor. Not surprising since the paper is anti-2A. I'll leave the writers name out. I submitted a rebuttal but IF it gets printed, I'd be amazed. On a side...
(Opposition to Washington State Initiative 1639 – Commissioner Small
On March 12, 2019, a group of constituents came before the Commissioners to discuss their opposition to and urge the Commissioners to consider passing a resolution showing their support in opposing Initiative 1639. In response...
Some good news...let's hope there's a good bit more to follow...
Hearings today (1/29/19), super easy option to take action:
NRA-ILA | Washington: House Committee to Hear Ammunition Ban & Other Anti-Gun Bills...
A pattern is emerging. Legislatures pass stupid laws. Sheriffs choosing not to enforce said stupid laws.
Popular Defiance Will Kneecap Gun Laws in New Mexico, As It Has in Other States
"The state's governor is publicly feuding with county-level officials who, responding to grassroots anger...
My Washington CPL recently expired and I do not plan to renew it. Asking for permission to exercise my rights from an anti constitution sheriff seems to me to be inviting future tyranny and weakening of our rights. I am a proponent of nonviolent solutions and carry a gun only for self defense as...
Franklin County Sheriff Jim Raymond sent a notice to all deputies telling them to take no law enforcement action on violations pertaining to I-1639. The county commissioners voted to support him.
His position is, “There’s a better avenue which is to document it and forward it (to the...
Stanislaus sheriff slams California sanctuary policies after arrest in officer’s slaying
A day laborer with gang affiliations and past arrests for drunken driving, who was in the country illegally, was captured outside Bakersfield in the high-profile killing of a Stanislaus County police...