Posse Comitatus

Jessica Pishko
Sheriffs and the Political Power of Law Enforcement
Created 21 Feb 2021
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  • The Rest of the Worst
    28 Dec 2021 • 6 min read • 4 0
    The Claremont Institute Sheriff Fellows Claremont Institute Sheriff Fellows This year, the ring-wing and pro-insurrectionist Claremont Institute chose eight sheriff “fellows” to participate in a week-...
  • The Worst Sheriff of 2021: Los Angeles’s Alex Villanueva
    21 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 1 1
    Meme courtesy of @pplscitycouncil I didn’t set out to have someone win Worst Sheriff two years in a row. But a clear-eyed view of the evidence left me with no choice. There really is no sheriff who ma...
  • Sheriff of the Year: Susan Hutson (+ the people who elected her)
    14 Dec 2021 • 4 min read
    From Susan for Sheriff She hasn’t taken office yet, but there’s no question that Susan Hutson, the newly-elected sheriff of New Orleans, is the sheriff of the year. This weekend, Susan Hutson won the ...
  • News Round-up
    07 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    This is what writing a book looks like. As many of you know, I am allegedly writing a book, which periodically pops up at inconvenient moments. My desk is in my bedroom, so my dresser is the “work sta...
  • Friends of Sheriffs: Kris Kobach
    30 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    Scene from a Federation for American Immigration Reform “border rally” in the Summer of 2021 How Kris Kobach Enabled an Army of Sheriffs A recent story in the Washington Post details how the Trump adm...
  • Friends of Sheriffs: Rachel Malone and Gun Owners of America
    16 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    Rachel Malone testifying at the Texas Legislature for Constitutional Carry. At an evangelical church in Mesquite, Texas, Rachel Malone, the Texas Legislative Director for Gun Owners of America, bounce...
  • The New Orleans Sheriff Race
    10 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    From Truth About Gusman Today, I published a story in Politico about the New Orleans sheriff race, which pits Susan Hutson — long-time police monitor who has expressed a commitment to reforming the Ne...
  • Sheriffs Making Much Ado
    09 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    Sheriff Knezovich on his youTube channel complaining about woke elites. This week, Spokane County, Washington, Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich had to answer for a misspelled advertisement that he inexplicably...
  • The Virginia Governor's Race, Guns, and Sheriffs
    03 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Greyson County sheriff at the January 2020 gun rally in Virginia A lot of people today are talking about how the Virginia governor’s race hinged on school boards and the alleged scourge of “CRT,” a wh...
  • The Law According to Ken Paxton Or, this is what a white supremacist take-over looks like
    02 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 2 1
    Ken Paxton speaking at as CSPOA event in Mesquite, TX Ken Paxton, the Texas Attorney General, is ready for the patriot revolution. At least he sounded like it at a Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Of...
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