Television Sheriffs

What Does the Sheriff Mean in Modern TV Shows?

Caroline Frost | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Caroline Frost

Sheriffs are back. It's official. The popularity of two current shows, Longmire and Vegas, prove that, if we ever tired of the authoritative figure with slow stride and wide hat, he's having a renaissance. But what does he represent in modern TV and film? One real-life Sheriff tells all.