File 25, Volume 424

NY Sheriffs Association

File 25, Volume 424

December 3, 2020

Governor’s Order Causes Turkey Turmoil

The Governor’s order limiting in-residence gatherings to 10 individuals came just in time to disrupt a lot of Thanksgiving plans. Many citizens expressed concern that their homes would be raided if they continued with their plans for a traditional family gathering. Several Sheriffs felt compelled to speak out to allay those concerns, most expressing the view that there was no way, within the Constitution, that they could enforce the order, but still urged citizens to listen to the health experts and practice safe dining. Following are the public comments of several Sheriffs on the matter.

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