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|Marmoratus||Re: Sheriff puts undersheriff on leave|
People can be understandably upset at some overzealous USFS enforcement, but it's pretty much crazy to suggest they don't have jurisdiction in national forests. If that ever made it to court it would be laughed right out...
|Mineral_Estate_Grantee||Sheriff puts undersheriff on leave|
|kurt_Blumberg||Re: Oregon Sheriff Challenges the Authority of USFS|
Though I'm in Colorado, I appreciate Sheriff Palmer's tough stand against the encroachments of the USFS into law enforcement. I sent him a letter of thanks.
|Mineral_Estate_Grantee||Oregon Sheriff Challenges the Authority of USFS|
Oregon Sheriff Draws Line in the Sand; Challenges the Authority of USFS in
Quite recently, the South West Oregon Mining Association was able to
obtain a copy of a letter written by Grant County, Oregon Sherrif Glenn E.
Palmer addressed to Teresa Raaf who is a Supervisor with the United States
Forest Service in the Malheur National Forest.
In his letter of March 31st, 2011, Palmer addresses USFS's lack of
jurisdiction to engage in law enforcement within his county and states in
part that "your jurisdiction as I see it, is limited to the Federal
Building in John Day (Oregon)".
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