Sheriff Richard Mack of Safford Arizona will be speaking on Saturday, February 6 at the Hangar Hotel Conference Center, 155 Airport Rd. Mr. Mack is the former sheriff of Graham County, Arizona and the author of several books, including County Sheriff—America’s Last Hope and The Proper Role of Law Enforcement and also From My Cold Dead Fingers—Why American Needs Guns. His website is sheriffmack.com.
Sheriff Mack’s career in law enforcement spans 20 years where he also served as a detective and undercover narcotics agent for the Provo, Utah Police Department, hostage negotiator, Search and Rescue supervisor, jail administrator and DARE instructor He has propelled himself as a strong advocate of state’s rights and individual liberty. Sheriff Mack is a tireless crusader for the Bill of Rights and is best known for winning the Supreme Court decision over the Federal Government in 1997 while he was sheriff of Graham County. Mack sued over the unconstitutional mandates of the Brady Bill, and won. The case has become an important compliment of the Second Amendment right of the individual to keep and bear arms and has been mentioned in history and government text books. Winning the case catapulted Sheriff Mack to national attention and he has been featured on hundreds of radio and television venues.
Sheriff Mack is a champion of constitutional law enforcement and the citizens of Fredericksburg are honored to have him speak. He will be discussing constitutional issues that are of historic significance as they relate to our present day situation and the emphasis will be on law enforcement. Sheriff Mack has pointed out that the county sheriff is the highest elected law enforcement official on the land and our ultimate guardian of liberty and the keeper of the peace. Mr. Mack will explain how the county sheriff is the ultimate check and balance and is constitutionally empowered to defend his constituents against all enemies, both foreign and domestic.
The event is sponsored by the Patriots of Gillespie County of Fredericksburg and is therefore free of charge to all ages. Law enforcement officers and government officials from throughout the area are invited and encouraged to attend. There will be plenty of parking and room for all constitutionally minded individuals, who will no doubt also find this event informational and empowering. Sheriff Mack will be signing books at 6 p.m. Representative from the Oathkeepers, Texas State Rifle Association and the NRA will also be on hand to meet and greet interested individuals. Sheriff Mack will speak at 7:00 PM.