Bonus Trivia

Why are sheriff’s badges star-shaped?

In primitive societies, the star was believed to possess magical powers. Principal among these was the power to guard against danger and control evil forces. During the Middle Ages the star was considered by many to represent all-powerful forces. It is believed because of its wide acceptance as the symbol of
guardianship, the star was the natural choice as the symbol for the office of sheriff.

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