Comment: Other states have already decided sheriff's can't arrest

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Other states have already decided sheriff's can't arrest

http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2010/09/pennsylva...

Pennsylvania House panel mulls bill to expand sheriffs' law enforcement power
Published: Sunday, September 19, 2010, 8:07 PM
KARI ANDREN, The Patriot-News By KARI ANDREN
Pennsylvania law and several recent state Supreme Court decisions prevent county sheriffs or their deputies from making an arrest for a crime that did not happen in front of them and bar them from gathering evidence or investigating crimes.
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Doesn't mean the battle's over, but the state supreme court is where the laws are broken.