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More Sheriffs pledge to defy any potential Federal gun confiscation

Major updates on January 26th

Liberal blue states California and Oregon are in the lead!

Note: There are many other Sheriffs who have spoken out against gun control. We are only listing the ones who have specifically indicated that will or are likely to refuse to co-operate. The ones who only said they may refuse have a note next to their name. The CofCC encourages readers to contact your local County Sheriffs and ask them to take a stand.

Please help us compile a full list. E-mail use your tips.

We also encourage everyone to talk to your county sheriff and ask them to take a stand against Federal gun control tyranny.


Houston County Sheriff Andy Hughes

Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning


Yavapai County Sheriff Scott Masher

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu

Maricopa County Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio


El Dorado County John D’Agostini

Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko

Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey (strong insinuation that he would refuse)

Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson


Hinsdale County Sheriff Ronald Bruce (insinuated that he would die to protect gun rights)

Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith


Martin County Sheriff Bill Snyder


Cherokee County Sheriff Roger Garrison

Gilmer County Sheriff Stacy Nicholson

Paulding County Sheriff Gary Gulledge


Bonner County Sheriff Daryl Wheeler


Franklin County Commissioners Nullify Federal gun laws


Boone County Sheriff Micahel A. Helmig

Jackson County Sheriff Denny Peyman


Pine County Sheriff Robin Cole


Johnson County Sheriff Charles Heiss (insinuated he would refuse)

Lawrence County Sheriff Brad DeLay (said he would defend and aid the public against gun confiscation)

New Mexico

30 of the states 33 County Sheriffs met with the Governor and publicly denounced gun control.


Coos County Sheriff Craig Zanni (insinuated he would refuse)

Crook County Sheriff Jim Hensley

Curry County Sheriff John Bishop

Deschutes County Sheriff Larry Blanton

Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin

Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters

Josephine County Sheriff Gil Robertson

Linn County Sheriff Tim Mueller

Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe

Marion County Sheriff Jason Myers (insinuated he would refuse)

Polk County Sheriff Bob Wolfe (indicated that he would refuse to comply if Sheriffs had a consensus)

Washington County Sheriff Pat Garrett

Notes: Klamath County Sheriff refused to comment. Lane County Sheriff says he will leave it up to the Supreme Court. Multnomah County Sherif stated that he supports gun rights. Wheeler County Sheriff urged residents to support Gun Rights and donate to the Oregon State Sheriff’s Association.


Gilberton, Pennsylvania Police Chief Mark Kessler

South Carolina

Charleston County Sheriff Al Cannon (may refuse)

Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright


Collin County Sheriff Terry Box

Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith


Cache County Sheriff Lynn Nelson

Davis County Sheriff Todd Richardson (refuse to enforce gun laws mandated by president without congressional act)

Weber County Sheriff Terry Thompson (insinuated that he would refuse)

Notes: The Utah Sheriffs’ association sent a very strongly worded letter to Obama. It says that Utah law enforcement will not participate in gun control.


Fox News ran an entire four minute segment of a Wyoming sheriff who announced that he would refuse to comply. However, they did not give his name. Please send us an e-mail if you know.

BAD LIST: County Sheriffs who support disarming law abiding citizens


Montgomery County Sheriff D.T. Marshall


San Diego Sheriff William Gore (Was a Federal agent at the notorious Ruby Ridge massacre. When called to testify about his role, he pleaded the 5th. He publicly says he wants AR-15s and similar rifles completely banned. He has been criticized as an outsider by other local law enforcement.)