Sheriff Baca Keeps His Oath
Yesterday representatives of the Oath Keepers SoCal attended a meeting with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office. As the Sheriff himself was traveling overseas for a few more weeks, they met with Commander Tom Laing.
Their goal was to obtain their support of the Oath of Office every law enforcement officer takes in our country–“to defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic.” The Sheriff had reviewed the national Oath Keepers website as well as the local chapters and believed he could support their mission. While final official approval must come again directly from the Sheriff, it would seem there is no reason to believe the meeting changed his support.
Commander Laing was surprised to hear that the group’s organizer was being told by several of the 30 Sheriff’s posts that Oath Keepers would be considered political and they couldn’t freely join. Thus the need to approach the Sheriff himself. The County Sheriff IS political–he/she is voted into office by WE THE PEOPLE of the county. The Sheriff KNOWS who he works for. Generally a County Sheriff frequently SEES the people in his county in his daily work and personal life. The Sheriff IS ACCOUNTABLE to us because of this close contact.
But you can imagine the joy these Oath Keepers felt when they learned Sheriff Leroy Baca would advocate that he and all his 18,000 officers and staff uphold their own OATH! The Oath Keepers SoCal are proud to stand “Shoulder to Shoulder” with their Sheriff’s department. Sheriff Baca runs the largest Sheriff’s department in the entire world–dwarfing most in other states. This is a big victory for liberty and in support of our Constitution.
The County Sheriff has the authority to stand up to the State and Federal Governments and determine who can do anything inside his county. So don’t wait another minute to reach out to your Sheriff and determine his/her committment to their Oath of Office and their accountability to the welfare of their citizens. You just might be joyfully surprised!!
Be sure to purchase a copy of Sheriff Mack’s book to hand to your Sheriff. Sheriff Mack is retired now, but speaks around the country to communities about the role of the County Sheriff. Sheriff Mack is the ONLY person to have sued Bill Clinton (as President) for a non-sexual matter AND he WON!! As the Sheriff, he asserted his full authority over the Federal government. THIS IS OUR SECURITY AGAINST A TYRANNICAL GOVERNMENT.