CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The law enforcement division of the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is overwhelmingly white and male.
There are no female deputies, no black deputies and just a minuscule fraction (perhaps just one) classifying as a minority.
That’s something that needs to change following the next election.
And females didn’t begin making significant inroads in traditionally male occupations such as the military and law enforcement until recent decades.
That being said, it’s hard to remember any member of the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department who was black. Ditto female.
This isn’t to suggest that the new sheriff bend the rules…