Focuses on the office of county sheriff in the American South, and the role they played in society. Definition of the American South; Role of sheriffs in the region's racial history; Authority which county sheriffs possessed; Origin of this post; Political role of the county sheriff; Number of black sheriffs which have been elected.
Race and the County Sheriff in the American South
Moore, T. (1997). Race and the County Sheriff in the American South. International Social Science Review, 72(1/2), 50 - 61.