What is another word for sheriff?

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[ ʃˈɛɹɪf], [ ʃˈɛɹɪf], [ ʃ_ˈɛ_ɹ_ɪ_f]

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Sheriff is a law enforcement official with jurisdiction over a county, typically in the United States. The title is typically given to the highest ranking officer in a sheriff's department. In some counties, the sheriff also has jurisdiction over the county jail. The sheriff typically has primary responsibility for law enforcement in the county, including enforcement of criminal laws, corrections, traffic control, fugitive searches, and firefighting.

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