Parker County Today June 2017 - Page 8

our culture: PARKER COUNTY SHERIFF’S POSSE PC Sheriff’s Posse — Riding for the Brand BY MARSHA BROWN 6 They’re Brave, They’re Generous, They’re Community Leaders. But please, don’t call them, ‘a club.’ They’re a Posse. For 70 years they’ve been the most influential organization in Parker County. But is that changing? I t’s perceived as the most influential organization in Parker County, and has been for 70 years. But when times change, power inevitably shifts. Is the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse the power organization today that it was in the ‘80s? “The posse is a powerful organization because of