Who Showed The Sheriff?

Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/01/2017 - 13:25

Who shoved, or showed the sheriff that it was time to move on? The title evokes icons from John Wayne to Andy Griffith to Bart from Blazing Saddles to Woody from Toy Story. ''I Shot The Sheriff''

Their real responsibilities are running the county jail, overseeing security, patrolling roads and investigating a limited number of crimes. But one thing they almost all have in common is the need to be re-elected every few years. So, in addition to being a law enforcement leader, a sheriff is also involved in politics.

Call the following, the Dave Clark Five. These five stories below could also be viewed as yet another in a series of profiles from grandstander show off sheriffs who lost the public support but gained another dubious Kudos.

David Clarke has resigned. The contentious sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, abruptly tendered his resignation in Nashville, where he was attending a conference of the Fraternal Order of Police. David A. Clarke Jr. resigns as Milwaukee County sheriff

Clark's tenure was marked by angry public outbursts and deadly conditions of confinement inside the jail he oversaw. In Sheriff David Clarke’s jail, water was kept from mentally ill inmate for 7 days before he died of dehydration

Believe him or not, he's reportedly taking a position within the Trump administration. Outgoing sheriff Clarke expected to take job in Trump administration

But it won’t be at DHS. Milwaukee sheriff David Clarke has resigned…

For the governor, an opportunity to fill the post with someone interested in actually performing the job of an American sheriff. Editorial: Clarke's departure gives Walker an opportunity

MTV Reports. The Blood On David Clarke’s Hands

Will all these sheriffs eventually pop like a red balloon, or fade out?