What is the Legal Meaning of a Sheriff's Oath of Office?

Amerson, Sheriff Larry
December 2012
Deputy & Court Officer;2012, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p30
The article focuses on the legal definition of sheriff's "Oath of Office." It states that an "Oath of Office" by sheriff is a public pledge that the official understand the requirements of the position and will work to attain or exceed those requirements. It mentions that the oath can be legally effective, it must be administered by public officials.


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