By Tom Knighton
What happens when a sheriff’s office can’t afford to operate?
That’s the question that popped up earlier this week in one Kentucky county as needed funds that were expected weren’t released, thus meaning the office had no way to pay anyone for anything.
As such, the sheriff issued a dire warning.
I want to address the citizens of our county. I have been your Sheriff for over four years now. It has been a struggle…
One particular point worth noting, however, is when Sheriff Kirk said this:
FOLKS, LOCK YOUR DOORS, LOAD YOUR GUNS AND GET YOU A BARKING, BITING DOG. If the Sheriffs office can’t protect you, WHO WILL ?
The truth is, no one was ever going to protect you.
Don’t get me wrong, I believe Sheriff Kirk and his deputies would do everything within their power to protect every citizen of their county, but the truth is that they never really could.
As such, his advice should stand regardless of whether his office is flush with cash or as broke as a sailor on liberty.
Now, that said, I’ve pointed out before that a law which isn’t enforced doesn’t really exist for all …Read the Rest
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