The fringe ideology of “constitutional sheriffs” attracts supporters of Texas law enforcement.

Approximately 50 Texas sheriffs and many elected officials attended training sessions on the unsubstantiated notion that sheriffs have sole power to override state and federal laws. The Texas Law Enforcement Commission, which invited state law enforcement officers to hold seminars, is now investigating.

From Jessica Pisco, The Texas TribuneJanuary 18, 2023, 10:59 amCrime & Justice, Government & Politics, Partner Organizations, Texas Tribune

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