Lucky letter landed Judge Judy’s bailiff a career in Hollywood

After witnessing 12,500 cases as the bailiff to TV’s Judge Judy, one in particular stands out for Petri Hawkins Byrd — one in a Manhattan courtroom 33 years ago. Byrd, then a real-life court officer working in family court shortly before Christmas, observed arguments over a 9-year-old boy named Harry, who tried to steal a… Continue reading at New York Post