Billy-Joe..Mauldin[apfn-1] No More Sheriffs'?Tue Sep 2 14:37:43 200322.214.171.124-------- Original Message --------Subject: [apfn-1] No More Sheriffs'?Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2003 07:08:39 -0500From: "Billy-Joe..Mauldin" Reply-To:
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firstname.lastname@example.org This is the FINAL nail in the coffin of FREEDOM!!! Billy-Joe..Mauldin -----------------------------------------------TO ALL COUNTY SHERIFFS LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AND FELLOW AMERICANS A growing number of concerned, alarmed, and dismayed individuals, aswell as groups, are becoming aware of a dangerous move to ELIMINATELOCAL COUNTY SHERIFFS' OFFICES and LOCAL law enforcement. The traditionof local government emphasizes the importance of local sheriffs as theSUPREME AUTHORITY in the counties. That is why the sheriff is electedby the people, not appointed. The county sheriff, as the only electedlaw enforcement position in the county, and holding this traditionalposition of high authority, can step in to uphold his duties ofprotecting the people of his county. A sheriff is a part of our systemof checks and balances so that government cannot misuse its authority. Local sheriffs MUST NOT abdicate their authority or duties to ANYONE(judges, government, county commissioners, local chieftains etc.) exceptTO THE CONSTITUENTS THEY SERVE as a proper functionary of local countygovernment. That is why the sheriff is elected by the people, notappointed to become a mouthpiece, instrument, or representative of theFederal Government or any of its agencies. The plan to climax local government and 'federalize' counties by theelimination of sheriffs has been revealed by many sources over the yearsas it has been a gradual process in its implementation--gradual butsteady-- as the people, as well as law enforcement, have slept duringthe encroachment. Most recently an article authored by Betty Freauf,former Oregon Republican State Party Secretary, has been written.Another source is Bernadine Smith of the Second Amendment Committee, whorevealed in an article that a local sheriff in Ohio has corroborated bysaying, "it is coming--it's true." Further confirmation is seen in theactions in some counties as federal marshals have already moved in as a"partner"and one sheriff in Ohio has already declared himself A FEDERAL AGENT !!! John McManus, William Norman Grigg, William Jasper, and Jack McLamb havealso researched and published information on this important matter.(See reverse side for further sources of documentation, reference,research and study).Centralizing, streamlining, regionalizing, militarizing, federalizing,revamping law enforcement to enhance command and control systems iscontrary to our form of government and should not be a prerogative ofthe Federal Government no matter for what reason. More recently countyand state functions are further usurped by the Federal Government viaHomeland Security and the Patriot Act (elected representatives didn'tEVEN READ nor were they allowed to view this bill before its passageaccording to Rep. Ron Paul -Texas). Homeland Security advances thegoal in State Department Document # 7277, which requires a "force" topreserve internal order and that "force" will be a military forcecompletely ignoring the1878 Posse Comitatus Act which prevents any armed forces from conductingarrests on civilians. Both local police and sheriff's departments are being transformed fromlocal entities, protecting and serving the people from criminals, intoinstruments of the Federal Government, thus instead of serving thepeople, they, like the rest of us, are becoming servants of the FederalGovernment as it encroaches into every segment of our very lives. Thisis contrary to our system of government and must be stopped if we are toremain free as a nation and free as individuals. The hallmark of all tyranny, and terrorism itself, has always beennationalization of police power and the TRANSFER OF ITS LOYALTY TO ACENTRAL GOVERNMENT where the goal of the nationalized law enforcement isthe MAINTENANCE of power to that central government, and anyone speakingout or rising against the implementation and takeover by that governmentis labeled a "domestic terrorist". Federalizing and militarizing civilian law enforcement systems should bea RED ALERT to draw a sharp line in the sand between the two. If not,our system of government will be unified and transformed fromrepresentative government to a dictatorship type government. Allsheriffs should stand tall; we the people will stand with you, as YOUSERVE US in your duty to PROTECT us----the hour is late, but withdiligent effort we can reclaim local control of government and retainthe offices of the elected county sheriffs so help us God !!! Carolyn Lanham, email@example.com,Committee to Keep the Offices of Sheriffs Elected, not Abolished, andLaw Enforcement Local---------------------------------------- Sources for Information, Research, Reference, and Study FederalizingCrime
http://www.americasfuture.net Bernadine Smith- Second Amendment Committee
http://www.libertygunrights.com/ Federalizing State and Local Law Enforcement
http://www.cuttingedge.org/news/n1597.cfm Is America a Police State?-speech by Rep. Ron Paul delivered on thefloor of House June 27,2002
http://www.house.gov/paul/congrec/congrec2002/cr062702.htm CATO Handbook for Congress: The Expanding Police Power
http://www.cato.org/pubs/handbook/hb105-17.html Constitution Society
http://www.constitution.org/mil/law-attn.htm The New American Magazine-Local Police Under Seige May 11, 1998
http://www.thenewamerican.com/ Toward a Police State-(keep them local ) (includes shocking governmentDocument 7277) Fall/Winter special edition 1994 Operation Vampire Killer2000-The Lawful Path Jack McLamb
http://www.geocities.com/shrubim2015/policestate.html Federal Regionalism-the Abolishment of Local Government
http://www.barefootsworld.net/regional.html Alex Jones
http://www.infowars.net/ Videos----911 Road to Tyranny, America-Destroyed by Design, Police State1 and 11 Analysis of Patriot Act ll (Domestic Security Enhancement Act)
www.infowars.com Shield (Magazine of the Law Enforcement Alliance of America)
http://www.leaa.org/shield/winterspring2000/feds.html Patriot Act 1 and 11-read the document itself
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c107:h.r.2975: Homeland Security-read the document itself
http://www.epic.org/privacy/homeland/homeland_security_act.html Jo Hindman 1313 (book) Metro Regional Government
http://www.sweetliberty.org/beware_metro2.html Col. Archibald Roberts- Committee to Restore the Constitution
http://www.webaccess.net/%7Ecomminc/ CCOPS -Concerned Citizens Opposed to Police State
http://www.ccops.org/ Global Tyranny-Step by Step (Book) by William Jasper article, "Rise ofthe Garrison State,"
www.jbs.org/congress/alerts/homeland/garrison.htm The United Nations Global Straitjacket (Book) by Joan Veon
http://www.womensgroup.org/ Betty Freauf-article "Good Cop, Bad Cop, No Cop"
http://www.newswithviews.com/Betty/Freauf35.htm There are no sheriffs left in the State of Connecticut. They have all been replaced with marshals by Public Act No. 00-99 (House Bill No. 5832 signed by the Governor).
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