TITLE

The nation's first black woman sheriff

AUTHOR(S)
Whetstone, Muriel L.
PUB. DATE
August 1995
SOURCE
Ebony;Aug1995, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features Jackie Barrett, the first black woman sheriff in the United States. Election of Barrett on November 3, 1992; Duties and responsibilities; Family life; Fascination with the field of criminal justice; Accomplishments.
ACCESSION #
9507310797

 

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