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    Explain the difference between a Chief of Police and a Sheriff.

    What are the roles of each?

    What are the differences in their backgrounds and their roles?

    What are the similarities?

    What would be the criteria for evaluating their performance?

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    The Chief of Police works for the city while a Sheriff works for the county and regulates outlying unincorporated areas that do not belong to any particular city. The Sheriff is also an elected official while the Chief of Police is appointed by the Mayor and hired by the city. A Sheriff is also allowed to serve process in some areas while the Chief ...

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