I am going to address something very touchy to many; "The Great Job" of our Sheriff's Department.
A few weeks ago, Brown put in the paper that he was "Head Law" and "The buck stops here." This past week he stated, "It's not only important to find and prosecute those who committed the crime, but to do our best to recover as much of the victim's property as possible." This is a joke to many of us.
I live in Richland Springs and since June 13, 2008, my property has been violated 11 times. In January 2010, items were stolen valuing several thousands of dollars. It is known who stole it, who sold it, and where and yet nothing is being done.
The excuse given is because I called other law enforcement. The agency I contacted is an "assisting body". However, because of my call, I was told more than once by the sheriff and his staff that they had "washed their hands" of my case.
Keep in mind, I'm not the only one in this small town NOT getting justice. I'm only one of several that want and need to see justice. We shouldn't have to hire lawyers or call other law enforcement to get justice.
Instead of staying out of county, taking people shopping (out of county) in the county vehicle, the sheriff needs to do the job he was elected to do.
Whatever happened to the phrase "and justice for all"? I feel it went out the window years ago. Now it's "justice for the chosen".
So, for all of you who believe he's doing a "great" job, think again and start listening to others. Some will be glad to tell you of the injustice being done.
"Justice for all" and "to protect and serve" are jokes in this county and it's sad. All victims should get justice, not just a few.
Ms. Dell Becker-Sagebiel
Richland Springs, TX