Southern Justice explores the work of law enforcement agencies in Sullivan County, TN and Ashe County, NC, headed up by Sheriff Wayne Anderson and Sheriff James Williams, respectively. These sheriffs share a philosophy best described as “Andy Griffith in the 21st century,” and are tasked with protecting these unique, close-knit communities, which often requires a mix of action and compassion. And if a peaceful solution proves impossible, both agencies are ready with SWAT teams to handle the most violent situations. (Source: National Geographic Channel)
In Clay County, Kentucky, Sheriff Kevin Johnson and his deputies are anticipating a very busy weekend. Before the officers have a chance to warm up their squad cars, they get a call about a domestic disturbance that leads to a foot chase. Then, while serving a warrant for first-degree assault, the guys get a tip pointing them to some meth cookers. The sheriff and his deputies will have to utilize all their skills and training to bring these bad guys in.