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Photos: Alameda County firefighters and sheriff’s deputies salute Covid-19 health care workers at Eden Medical Center

Photos: Alameda County firefighters and sheriff’s deputies salute Covid-19 health care workers at Eden Medical Center

A first responders parade at Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley was one of many such events in the Bay Area the past few weeks as the coronavirus pandemic hi [...] Read full article: Photos: Alameda County firefighters and ...→

Photos: Alameda County firefighters and sheriff’s deputies salute Covid-19 health care workers at Eden Medical Center

Photos: Alameda County firefighters and sheriff’s deputies salute Covid-19 health care workers at Eden Medical Center

A first responders parade at Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley was one of many such events in the Bay Area the past few weeks as the coronavirus pandemic hi [...] Read full article: Photos: Alameda County firefighters and ...→

LA County Sheriff to Increase Concealed Permit Issuance by 400 Percent

LA County Sheriff to Increase Concealed Permit Issuance by 400 Percent

L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva (D) revealed Wednesday his plans to increase the issuance of concealed carry permits by 400 percent.  Read full article: LA County Sheriff to Increase Concealed ...→

Man Arrested After Threatening to Shoot Monroe County Deputies: Sheriff

Man Arrested After Threatening to Shoot Monroe County Deputies: Sheriff

Authorities say a 29-year-old man was arrested after sending an email to the Monroe County sheriff threatening to shoot deputies in the Florida Keys Read full article: Man Arrested After Threatening to Shoot ...→

LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorney General To Monitor Investigation Into Death Of Andres Guardado, 18, Shot By Deputy

LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorney General To Monitor Investigation Into Death Of Andres Guardado, 18, Shot By Deputy

LASD Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Monday that he has reached out to the California Attorney General’s Office to monitor the investigation into the deadly shoot [...] Read full article: LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorne...→

L.A. County sheriff pushes back on defunding police: 'Last thing' the community needs is fewer deputies on the streets

L.A. County sheriff pushes back on defunding police: 'Last thing' the community needs is fewer deputies on the streets

Pushing back on calls to defund the police, the Los Angeles County sheriff told Fox News Monday that having fewer police officers on the street "should be the [...] Read full article: L.A. County sheriff pushes back on defun...→

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Bay Area’s fifth and final county — and the one with the highest number of COVID-19 cases — slowly resumes eating out, with new rules and practices. Read full article: Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COV...→

How the DuPage County sheriff is turning to inmates for diversity training

How the DuPage County sheriff is turning to inmates for diversity training

DuPage County Sheriff James Mendrick is turning to an unexpected source for training his deputies on dealing with an increasingly diverse community -- the peop [...] Read full article: How the DuPage County sheriff is turning...→

Sheriff: 7-Year-Old Airlifted To HCMC Following Morrison County Tractor Accident

Sheriff: 7-Year-Old Airlifted To HCMC Following Morrison County Tractor Accident

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office says a child is in the hospital with serious injuries after a tractor accident just south of Harding, Minnesota, Wednesday [...] Read full article: Sheriff: 7-Year-Old Airlifted To HCMC Fo...→

Lake County Sheriff to Update After Officer-Involved Shooting in Beach Park

Lake County Sheriff to Update After Officer-Involved Shooting in Beach Park

The Lake County Sheriff’s office is set to hold a press conference Tuesday afternoon following an officer-involved shooting in Beach Park. Details surrounding [...] Read full article: Lake County Sheriff to Update After Offi...→

When Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry was first sworn into office in 2014, he p [...]

When Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry was first sworn into office in 2014, he pledged to build trust between law officers and the community. Following the dea [...] Read full article: When Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry w...→

Sonoma County Sheriff Investigating 2 Dead Adult Males Found In Windsor

Sonoma County Sheriff Investigating 2 Dead Adult Males Found In Windsor

Authorities in Sonoma County are investigating the discovery of two dead bodies that were found by medical personnel Monday morning. Read full article: Sonoma County Sheriff Investigating 2 De...→

A pursuit suspect who was chased by deputies from Riverside County into San Dieg [...]

A pursuit suspect who was chased by deputies from Riverside County into San Diego stopped outside of Rady Children’s Hospital and is currently involved in a st [...] Read full article: A pursuit suspect who was chased by depu...→

Sheriff protests after Starbucks employees ignore deputies at Riverside store

Sheriff protests after Starbucks employees ignore deputies at Riverside store

Sheriff Chad Bianco said he believes his deputies were neglected because of a bias against law enforcement. Starbucks said it is investigating the reason and h [...] Read full article: Sheriff protests after Starbucks employe...→

Tear gas used to disperse rowdy crowd that refused to leave Lake George park, Anoka County sheriff says

Anoka County sheriff’s deputies used tear gas to disperse a rowdy crowd of 200 that gathered Friday at a park in Oak Grove. Deputies arrived at Lake George Reg [...] Read full article: Tear gas used to disperse rowdy crowd th...→

Alameda County To Reopen Outdoor Dining, Houses Of Worship, Indoor Retail Next Week

Alameda County To Reopen Outdoor Dining, Houses Of Worship, Indoor Retail Next Week

Alameda County has set a new date to allow additional activities and loosen restrictions of the county's health orders to allow, among other activities, outdoo [...] Read full article: Alameda County To Reopen Outdoor Dining,...→

Protesters seek ouster of Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco

Protesters seek ouster of Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco

They marched past Robert Presley Detention Center downtown and made their way toward the sheriff’s station on Orange Street. Read full article: Protesters seek ouster of Riverside Coun...→

Sheriff: Virginia man shot by Florida deputies kills himself | WTOP

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Officials said a Virginia man carjacked a woman, opened fire at Florida authorities and later killed himself after deputies shot him th [...] Read full article: Sheriff: Virginia man shot by Florida de...→

Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Woman, Child Present During Fatal Kern County Shootout With LA Deputies

Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Woman, Child Present During Fatal Kern County Shootout With LA Deputies

The sheriff's department declined to comment on the claims, citing department policy regarding ongoing litigation. Read full article: Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Woman, Child ...→

A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish police training. Now his deputies use force less often.

A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish police training. Now his deputies use force less often.

"There's a better way to do these things," Volusia County's sheriff said of the de-escalation training he implemented for new hires. Read full article: A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish polic...→

‘We're Not the Mask Police.' OC Sheriff Says Deputies Will Not Enforce Mask Mandate

‘We're Not the Mask Police.' OC Sheriff Says Deputies Will Not Enforce Mask Mandate

Despite an order from the state to enforce Orange County residents wearing masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes always [...] Read full article: ‘We're Not the Mask Police.' OC Sheriff ...→

Alameda County Heath Department Eases Stay-at-Home Order to Allow More Businesses to Open

Alameda County Heath Department Eases Stay-at-Home Order to Allow More Businesses to Open

Alameda County now allows outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor fitness classes, outdoor museums and indoor retail stores including malls to operate. Read full article: Alameda County Heath Department Eases St...→

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

The city of Berkeley and Alameda County health officials on Thursday announced a new order that allows for the reopening of outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor [...] Read full article: Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Healt...→

Half-Brother Of Robert Fuller Killed In Kern County Shootout With LA Deputies, Woman Wounded

Half-Brother Of Robert Fuller Killed In Kern County Shootout With LA Deputies, Woman Wounded

Jamon Hicks, the attorney for the family of Robert Fuller — the 24-year-old Black man found hanging from a tree in Palmdale last week — identified the man kill [...] Read full article: Half-Brother Of Robert Fuller Killed In ...→

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven deputies of their police powers after the county’s public defender complained tha [...] Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving ...→

Charles County Sheriff Proposes Reforms to Department

Charles County Sheriff Proposes Reforms to Department

When Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry was first sworn into office in 2014, he pledged to build trust between law officers and the community. Following the dea [...] Read full article: Charles County Sheriff Proposes Reforms ...→

Los Angeles County Sheriff to address death of black man found hanging from tree

Los Angeles County Sheriff to address death of black man found hanging from tree

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva will hold an online town hall Monday to address the death of a black man found hanging from a tree in the city of Pa [...] Read full article: Los Angeles County Sheriff to address de...→

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart 'De-Deputizes' Deputies Linked To Insults And Threats Toward Protesters

The county's public defender complained that deputies had apparently posted insulting and threatening comments online after a march in support of Black Lives M [...] Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart 'De-Deputiz...→

COVID-19: Alameda County to allow outdoor dining, indoor shopping June 19

COVID-19: Alameda County to allow outdoor dining, indoor shopping June 19

Residents and businesses should still primarily focus on pick-up and delivery options to limit lines and crowds, the county said. Read full article: COVID-19: Alameda County to allow outdoo...→

Ventura County Sheriff Ends Use Of Carotid  Hold

Ventura County Sheriff Ends Use Of Carotid Hold

The Ventura County Sheriff's Office is the latest Southern California law enforcement agency to suspend the use of the carotid hold. Read full article: Ventura County Sheriff Ends Use Of Carot...→

Firefighters Gain Ground On Lime, Elizabeth Fires Burning In Ventura County

Firefighters Gain Ground On Lime, Elizabeth Fires Burning In Ventura County

As of 8 a.m. Thursday, the Lime Fire has burned 450 acres and is 20% contained, while the Elizabeth Fire has burned 275 acres and is 70% contained. Read full article: Firefighters Gain Ground On Lime, Elizab...→

3 LA County Sheriff's Deputies Under Fire By Compton Officials For Rough Arrest Caught On Video

A 24-year-old man whose rough arrest by three Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies was caught on video has filed a written complaint with the department, alle [...] Read full article: 3 LA County Sheriff's Deputies Under Fir...→

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Potential changes include limiting the use of tear gas and rubber bullets and not hiring officers with a history of excessive force complaints. Read full article: Santa Clara County officials call on she...→

Manatee County deputies searching for man who shot, killed his uncle

Manatee County deputies searching for man who shot, killed his uncle

The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man that detectives say shot his uncle early Saturday morning. Read full article: Manatee County deputies searching for ma...→

California county sheriff says he won't enforce Newsom's coronavirus mask order

California county sheriff says he won't enforce Newsom's coronavirus mask order

The Sheriff's office for Sacramento County announced on Friday that it will not enforce Gov. Gavin Newsom's coronavirus order, forcing residents to wear masks [...] Read full article: California county sheriff says he won't ...→

Burke County, GA Sheriff on Atlanta Police Shooting: 'Nothing Malicious or Sadistic in the Way These Officers Behaved'

Burke County, GA Sheriff on Atlanta Police Shooting: 'Nothing Malicious or Sadistic in the Way These Officers Behaved'

Earlier this week on CNN, Burke County, GA Sheriff Alfonzo Williams defended the actions taken by Atlanta Police in the Rayshard Brooks shooting, which has res [...] Read full article: Burke County, GA Sheriff on Atlanta Poli...→

Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller at memorial service

Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller at memorial service

Hundreds gathered to mourn fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller, who was shot and killed in the line of duty earlier this month. Read full article: Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz Count...→

Sheriff ‘De-deputizes’ Deputies Linked to Offensive Online Posts

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven deputies of their police powers after the county’s public defender complained tha [...] Read full article: Sheriff ‘De-deputizes’ Deputies Linked t...→

Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy cleared in fatal shooting of federal fugitive who pointed pellet gun at deputies

Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy cleared in fatal shooting of federal fugitive who pointed pellet gun at deputies

An Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy will not be prosecuted in connection with a fatal officer-involved shooting on May 28 outside a Centennial motel. Read full article: Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy cleared...→

North Carolina sheriff commends deputies who held fire after being shot at in subdivision

North Carolina sheriff commends deputies who held fire after being shot at in subdivision

A North Carolina sheriff has commended his deputies for holding their fire after being shot at by three individuals with guns. Read full article: North Carolina sheriff commends deputies...→

County Leaders Respond to Photos of Crowds Downtown

County Leaders Respond to Photos of Crowds Downtown

Some San Diego County leaders are warning that too many crowds could result in consequences as bars reopen. On Friday, San Diego Union Tribune’s Abby Hamblin p [...] Read full article: County Leaders Respond to Photos of Crow...→

Alameda County Fire Units Respond To Brush Fire In Sunol

Alameda County Fire Units Respond To Brush Fire In Sunol

Fire crews in Alameda County are at the scene of a brush fire on Vallecitos Road in Sunol early Friday evening, according to authorities. Read full article: Alameda County Fire Units Respond To Bru...→

Pinellas County Fla. deputies seen pinning 14-year-old boy to ground Ryan Smith

Pinellas County Fla. deputies seen pinning 14-year-old boy to ground Ryan Smith

"So for you to be a grown man and you got your knee in my son’s neck," the boy's mother said. "He can’t breathe and he has asthma and everybody’s telling you a [...] Read full article: Pinellas County Fla. deputies seen pinni...→

Delaware County Sheriff's Office Bans Deputies From Using Choke Hold During Physical Altercations While On Duty

Delaware County Sheriff's Office Bans Deputies From Using Choke Hold During Physical Altercations While On Duty

The department announced the decision Thursday as a result of recent incidents and the current "scrutiny" law enforcement agencies are undergoing throughout th [...] Read full article: Delaware County Sheriff's Office Bans De...→

LA County Sheriff to Increase Concealed Permit Issuance by 400 Percent

LA County Sheriff to Increase Concealed Permit Issuance by 400 Percent

L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva (D) revealed Wednesday his plans to increase the issuance of concealed carry permits by 400 percent.  Read full article: LA County Sheriff to Increase Concealed ...→

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Potential changes include limiting the use of tear gas and rubber bullets and not hiring officers with a history of excessive force complaints. Read full article: Santa Clara County officials call on she...→

A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish police training. Now his deputies use force less often.

A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish police training. Now his deputies use force less often.

"There's a better way to do these things," Volusia County's sheriff said of the de-escalation training he implemented for new hires. Read full article: A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish polic...→

LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorney General To Monitor Investigation Into Death Of Andres Guardado, 18, Shot By Deputy

LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorney General To Monitor Investigation Into Death Of Andres Guardado, 18, Shot By Deputy

LASD Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Monday that he has reached out to the California Attorney General’s Office to monitor the investigation into the deadly shoot [...] Read full article: LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorne...→

Alameda County Heath Department Eases Stay-at-Home Order to Allow More Businesses to Open

Alameda County Heath Department Eases Stay-at-Home Order to Allow More Businesses to Open

Alameda County now allows outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor fitness classes, outdoor museums and indoor retail stores including malls to operate. Read full article: Alameda County Heath Department Eases St...→

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Bay Area’s fifth and final county — and the one with the highest number of COVID-19 cases — slowly resumes eating out, with new rules and practices. Read full article: Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COV...→

California county sheriff says he won't enforce Newsom's coronavirus mask order

California county sheriff says he won't enforce Newsom's coronavirus mask order

The Sheriff's office for Sacramento County announced on Friday that it will not enforce Gov. Gavin Newsom's coronavirus order, forcing residents to wear masks [...] Read full article: California county sheriff says he won't ...→

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

The city of Berkeley and Alameda County health officials on Thursday announced a new order that allows for the reopening of outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor [...] Read full article: Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Healt...→

Sheriff: 7-Year-Old Airlifted To HCMC Following Morrison County Tractor Accident

Sheriff: 7-Year-Old Airlifted To HCMC Following Morrison County Tractor Accident

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office says a child is in the hospital with serious injuries after a tractor accident just south of Harding, Minnesota, Wednesday [...] Read full article: Sheriff: 7-Year-Old Airlifted To HCMC Fo...→

Burke County, GA Sheriff on Atlanta Police Shooting: 'Nothing Malicious or Sadistic in the Way These Officers Behaved'

Burke County, GA Sheriff on Atlanta Police Shooting: 'Nothing Malicious or Sadistic in the Way These Officers Behaved'

Earlier this week on CNN, Burke County, GA Sheriff Alfonzo Williams defended the actions taken by Atlanta Police in the Rayshard Brooks shooting, which has res [...] Read full article: Burke County, GA Sheriff on Atlanta Poli...→

Lake County Sheriff to Update After Officer-Involved Shooting in Beach Park

Lake County Sheriff to Update After Officer-Involved Shooting in Beach Park

The Lake County Sheriff’s office is set to hold a press conference Tuesday afternoon following an officer-involved shooting in Beach Park. Details surrounding [...] Read full article: Lake County Sheriff to Update After Offi...→

Sheriff ‘De-deputizes’ Deputies Linked to Offensive Online Posts

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven deputies of their police powers after the county’s public defender complained tha [...] Read full article: Sheriff ‘De-deputizes’ Deputies Linked t...→

Charles County Sheriff Proposes Reforms to Department

Charles County Sheriff Proposes Reforms to Department

When Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry was first sworn into office in 2014, he pledged to build trust between law officers and the community. Following the dea [...] Read full article: Charles County Sheriff Proposes Reforms ...→

Sonoma County Sheriff Investigating 2 Dead Adult Males Found In Windsor

Sonoma County Sheriff Investigating 2 Dead Adult Males Found In Windsor

Authorities in Sonoma County are investigating the discovery of two dead bodies that were found by medical personnel Monday morning. Read full article: Sonoma County Sheriff Investigating 2 De...→

North Carolina sheriff commends deputies who held fire after being shot at in subdivision

North Carolina sheriff commends deputies who held fire after being shot at in subdivision

A North Carolina sheriff has commended his deputies for holding their fire after being shot at by three individuals with guns. Read full article: North Carolina sheriff commends deputies...→

Los Angeles County Sheriff to address death of black man found hanging from tree

Los Angeles County Sheriff to address death of black man found hanging from tree

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva will hold an online town hall Monday to address the death of a black man found hanging from a tree in the city of Pa [...] Read full article: Los Angeles County Sheriff to address de...→

Sheriff protests after Starbucks employees ignore deputies at Riverside store

Sheriff protests after Starbucks employees ignore deputies at Riverside store

Sheriff Chad Bianco said he believes his deputies were neglected because of a bias against law enforcement. Starbucks said it is investigating the reason and h [...] Read full article: Sheriff protests after Starbucks employe...→

COVID-19: Alameda County to allow outdoor dining, indoor shopping June 19

COVID-19: Alameda County to allow outdoor dining, indoor shopping June 19

Residents and businesses should still primarily focus on pick-up and delivery options to limit lines and crowds, the county said. Read full article: COVID-19: Alameda County to allow outdoo...→

Alameda County To Reopen Outdoor Dining, Houses Of Worship, Indoor Retail Next Week

Alameda County To Reopen Outdoor Dining, Houses Of Worship, Indoor Retail Next Week

Alameda County has set a new date to allow additional activities and loosen restrictions of the county's health orders to allow, among other activities, outdoo [...] Read full article: Alameda County To Reopen Outdoor Dining,...→

Pinellas County Fla. deputies seen pinning 14-year-old boy to ground Ryan Smith

Pinellas County Fla. deputies seen pinning 14-year-old boy to ground Ryan Smith

"So for you to be a grown man and you got your knee in my son’s neck," the boy's mother said. "He can’t breathe and he has asthma and everybody’s telling you a [...] Read full article: Pinellas County Fla. deputies seen pinni...→

Firefighters Gain Ground On Lime, Elizabeth Fires Burning In Ventura County

Firefighters Gain Ground On Lime, Elizabeth Fires Burning In Ventura County

As of 8 a.m. Thursday, the Lime Fire has burned 450 acres and is 20% contained, while the Elizabeth Fire has burned 275 acres and is 70% contained. Read full article: Firefighters Gain Ground On Lime, Elizab...→

Sheriff: Virginia man shot by Florida deputies kills himself | WTOP

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Officials said a Virginia man carjacked a woman, opened fire at Florida authorities and later killed himself after deputies shot him th [...] Read full article: Sheriff: Virginia man shot by Florida de...→

Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Woman, Child Present During Fatal Kern County Shootout With LA Deputies

Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Woman, Child Present During Fatal Kern County Shootout With LA Deputies

The sheriff's department declined to comment on the claims, citing department policy regarding ongoing litigation. Read full article: Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Woman, Child ...→

Man Arrested After Threatening to Shoot Monroe County Deputies: Sheriff

Man Arrested After Threatening to Shoot Monroe County Deputies: Sheriff

Authorities say a 29-year-old man was arrested after sending an email to the Monroe County sheriff threatening to shoot deputies in the Florida Keys Read full article: Man Arrested After Threatening to Shoot ...→

‘We're Not the Mask Police.' OC Sheriff Says Deputies Will Not Enforce Mask Mandate

‘We're Not the Mask Police.' OC Sheriff Says Deputies Will Not Enforce Mask Mandate

Despite an order from the state to enforce Orange County residents wearing masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes always [...] Read full article: ‘We're Not the Mask Police.' OC Sheriff ...→

L.A. County sheriff pushes back on defunding police: 'Last thing' the community needs is fewer deputies on the streets

L.A. County sheriff pushes back on defunding police: 'Last thing' the community needs is fewer deputies on the streets

Pushing back on calls to defund the police, the Los Angeles County sheriff told Fox News Monday that having fewer police officers on the street "should be the [...] Read full article: L.A. County sheriff pushes back on defun...→

Manatee County deputies searching for man who shot, killed his uncle

Manatee County deputies searching for man who shot, killed his uncle

The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man that detectives say shot his uncle early Saturday morning. Read full article: Manatee County deputies searching for ma...→

How the DuPage County sheriff is turning to inmates for diversity training

How the DuPage County sheriff is turning to inmates for diversity training

DuPage County Sheriff James Mendrick is turning to an unexpected source for training his deputies on dealing with an increasingly diverse community -- the peop [...] Read full article: How the DuPage County sheriff is turning...→

Half-Brother Of Robert Fuller Killed In Kern County Shootout With LA Deputies, Woman Wounded

Half-Brother Of Robert Fuller Killed In Kern County Shootout With LA Deputies, Woman Wounded

Jamon Hicks, the attorney for the family of Robert Fuller — the 24-year-old Black man found hanging from a tree in Palmdale last week — identified the man kill [...] Read full article: Half-Brother Of Robert Fuller Killed In ...→

Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller at memorial service

Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller at memorial service

Hundreds gathered to mourn fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller, who was shot and killed in the line of duty earlier this month. Read full article: Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz Count...→

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven deputies of their police powers after the county’s public defender complained tha [...] Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving ...→

When Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry was first sworn into office in 2014, he p [...]

When Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry was first sworn into office in 2014, he pledged to build trust between law officers and the community. Following the dea [...] Read full article: When Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry w...→

Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy cleared in fatal shooting of federal fugitive who pointed pellet gun at deputies

Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy cleared in fatal shooting of federal fugitive who pointed pellet gun at deputies

An Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy will not be prosecuted in connection with a fatal officer-involved shooting on May 28 outside a Centennial motel. Read full article: Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy cleared...→

A pursuit suspect who was chased by deputies from Riverside County into San Dieg [...]

A pursuit suspect who was chased by deputies from Riverside County into San Diego stopped outside of Rady Children’s Hospital and is currently involved in a st [...] Read full article: A pursuit suspect who was chased by depu...→

County Leaders Respond to Photos of Crowds Downtown

County Leaders Respond to Photos of Crowds Downtown

Some San Diego County leaders are warning that too many crowds could result in consequences as bars reopen. On Friday, San Diego Union Tribune’s Abby Hamblin p [...] Read full article: County Leaders Respond to Photos of Crow...→

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart 'De-Deputizes' Deputies Linked To Insults And Threats Toward Protesters

The county's public defender complained that deputies had apparently posted insulting and threatening comments online after a march in support of Black Lives M [...] Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart 'De-Deputiz...→

Tear gas used to disperse rowdy crowd that refused to leave Lake George park, Anoka County sheriff says

Anoka County sheriff’s deputies used tear gas to disperse a rowdy crowd of 200 that gathered Friday at a park in Oak Grove. Deputies arrived at Lake George Reg [...] Read full article: Tear gas used to disperse rowdy crowd th...→

Alameda County Fire Units Respond To Brush Fire In Sunol

Alameda County Fire Units Respond To Brush Fire In Sunol

Fire crews in Alameda County are at the scene of a brush fire on Vallecitos Road in Sunol early Friday evening, according to authorities. Read full article: Alameda County Fire Units Respond To Bru...→

Ventura County Sheriff Ends Use Of Carotid  Hold

Ventura County Sheriff Ends Use Of Carotid Hold

The Ventura County Sheriff's Office is the latest Southern California law enforcement agency to suspend the use of the carotid hold. Read full article: Ventura County Sheriff Ends Use Of Carot...→

Protesters seek ouster of Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco

Protesters seek ouster of Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco

They marched past Robert Presley Detention Center downtown and made their way toward the sheriff’s station on Orange Street. Read full article: Protesters seek ouster of Riverside Coun...→

Delaware County Sheriff's Office Bans Deputies From Using Choke Hold During Physical Altercations While On Duty

Delaware County Sheriff's Office Bans Deputies From Using Choke Hold During Physical Altercations While On Duty

The department announced the decision Thursday as a result of recent incidents and the current "scrutiny" law enforcement agencies are undergoing throughout th [...] Read full article: Delaware County Sheriff's Office Bans De...→

3 LA County Sheriff's Deputies Under Fire By Compton Officials For Rough Arrest Caught On Video

A 24-year-old man whose rough arrest by three Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies was caught on video has filed a written complaint with the department, alle [...] Read full article: 3 LA County Sheriff's Deputies Under Fir...→

LA County Sheriff to Increase Concealed Permit Issuance by 400 Percent

LA County Sheriff to Increase Concealed Permit Issuance by 400 Percent

L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva (D) revealed Wednesday his plans to increase the issuance of concealed carry permits by 400 percent.  Read full article: LA County Sheriff to Increase Concealed ...→

Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Woman, Child Present During Fatal Kern County Shootout With LA Deputies

Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Woman, Child Present During Fatal Kern County Shootout With LA Deputies

The sheriff's department declined to comment on the claims, citing department policy regarding ongoing litigation. Read full article: Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Woman, Child ...→

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Potential changes include limiting the use of tear gas and rubber bullets and not hiring officers with a history of excessive force complaints. Read full article: Santa Clara County officials call on she...→

Man Arrested After Threatening to Shoot Monroe County Deputies: Sheriff

Man Arrested After Threatening to Shoot Monroe County Deputies: Sheriff

Authorities say a 29-year-old man was arrested after sending an email to the Monroe County sheriff threatening to shoot deputies in the Florida Keys Read full article: Man Arrested After Threatening to Shoot ...→

A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish police training. Now his deputies use force less often.

A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish police training. Now his deputies use force less often.

"There's a better way to do these things," Volusia County's sheriff said of the de-escalation training he implemented for new hires. Read full article: A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish polic...→

LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorney General To Monitor Investigation Into Death Of Andres Guardado, 18, Shot By Deputy

LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorney General To Monitor Investigation Into Death Of Andres Guardado, 18, Shot By Deputy

LASD Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Monday that he has reached out to the California Attorney General’s Office to monitor the investigation into the deadly shoot [...] Read full article: LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorne...→

‘We're Not the Mask Police.' OC Sheriff Says Deputies Will Not Enforce Mask Mandate

‘We're Not the Mask Police.' OC Sheriff Says Deputies Will Not Enforce Mask Mandate

Despite an order from the state to enforce Orange County residents wearing masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes always [...] Read full article: ‘We're Not the Mask Police.' OC Sheriff ...→

L.A. County sheriff pushes back on defunding police: 'Last thing' the community needs is fewer deputies on the streets

L.A. County sheriff pushes back on defunding police: 'Last thing' the community needs is fewer deputies on the streets

Pushing back on calls to defund the police, the Los Angeles County sheriff told Fox News Monday that having fewer police officers on the street "should be the [...] Read full article: L.A. County sheriff pushes back on defun...→

Alameda County Heath Department Eases Stay-at-Home Order to Allow More Businesses to Open

Alameda County Heath Department Eases Stay-at-Home Order to Allow More Businesses to Open

Alameda County now allows outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor fitness classes, outdoor museums and indoor retail stores including malls to operate. Read full article: Alameda County Heath Department Eases St...→

Manatee County deputies searching for man who shot, killed his uncle

Manatee County deputies searching for man who shot, killed his uncle

The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man that detectives say shot his uncle early Saturday morning. Read full article: Manatee County deputies searching for ma...→

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Bay Area’s fifth and final county — and the one with the highest number of COVID-19 cases — slowly resumes eating out, with new rules and practices. Read full article: Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COV...→

California county sheriff says he won't enforce Newsom's coronavirus mask order

California county sheriff says he won't enforce Newsom's coronavirus mask order

The Sheriff's office for Sacramento County announced on Friday that it will not enforce Gov. Gavin Newsom's coronavirus order, forcing residents to wear masks [...] Read full article: California county sheriff says he won't ...→

How the DuPage County sheriff is turning to inmates for diversity training

How the DuPage County sheriff is turning to inmates for diversity training

DuPage County Sheriff James Mendrick is turning to an unexpected source for training his deputies on dealing with an increasingly diverse community -- the peop [...] Read full article: How the DuPage County sheriff is turning...→

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

The city of Berkeley and Alameda County health officials on Thursday announced a new order that allows for the reopening of outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor [...] Read full article: Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Healt...→

Sheriff: 7-Year-Old Airlifted To HCMC Following Morrison County Tractor Accident

Sheriff: 7-Year-Old Airlifted To HCMC Following Morrison County Tractor Accident

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office says a child is in the hospital with serious injuries after a tractor accident just south of Harding, Minnesota, Wednesday [...] Read full article: Sheriff: 7-Year-Old Airlifted To HCMC Fo...→

Half-Brother Of Robert Fuller Killed In Kern County Shootout With LA Deputies, Woman Wounded

Half-Brother Of Robert Fuller Killed In Kern County Shootout With LA Deputies, Woman Wounded

Jamon Hicks, the attorney for the family of Robert Fuller — the 24-year-old Black man found hanging from a tree in Palmdale last week — identified the man kill [...] Read full article: Half-Brother Of Robert Fuller Killed In ...→

Burke County, GA Sheriff on Atlanta Police Shooting: 'Nothing Malicious or Sadistic in the Way These Officers Behaved'

Burke County, GA Sheriff on Atlanta Police Shooting: 'Nothing Malicious or Sadistic in the Way These Officers Behaved'

Earlier this week on CNN, Burke County, GA Sheriff Alfonzo Williams defended the actions taken by Atlanta Police in the Rayshard Brooks shooting, which has res [...] Read full article: Burke County, GA Sheriff on Atlanta Poli...→

Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller at memorial service

Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller at memorial service

Hundreds gathered to mourn fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller, who was shot and killed in the line of duty earlier this month. Read full article: Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz Count...→

Lake County Sheriff to Update After Officer-Involved Shooting in Beach Park

Lake County Sheriff to Update After Officer-Involved Shooting in Beach Park

The Lake County Sheriff’s office is set to hold a press conference Tuesday afternoon following an officer-involved shooting in Beach Park. Details surrounding [...] Read full article: Lake County Sheriff to Update After Offi...→

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven deputies of their police powers after the county’s public defender complained tha [...] Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving ...→

Sheriff ‘De-deputizes’ Deputies Linked to Offensive Online Posts

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven deputies of their police powers after the county’s public defender complained tha [...] Read full article: Sheriff ‘De-deputizes’ Deputies Linked t...→

When Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry was first sworn into office in 2014, he p [...]

When Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry was first sworn into office in 2014, he pledged to build trust between law officers and the community. Following the dea [...] Read full article: When Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry w...→

Charles County Sheriff Proposes Reforms to Department

Charles County Sheriff Proposes Reforms to Department

When Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry was first sworn into office in 2014, he pledged to build trust between law officers and the community. Following the dea [...] Read full article: Charles County Sheriff Proposes Reforms ...→

Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy cleared in fatal shooting of federal fugitive who pointed pellet gun at deputies

Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy cleared in fatal shooting of federal fugitive who pointed pellet gun at deputies

An Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy will not be prosecuted in connection with a fatal officer-involved shooting on May 28 outside a Centennial motel. Read full article: Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy cleared...→

Sonoma County Sheriff Investigating 2 Dead Adult Males Found In Windsor

Sonoma County Sheriff Investigating 2 Dead Adult Males Found In Windsor

Authorities in Sonoma County are investigating the discovery of two dead bodies that were found by medical personnel Monday morning. Read full article: Sonoma County Sheriff Investigating 2 De...→

North Carolina sheriff commends deputies who held fire after being shot at in subdivision

North Carolina sheriff commends deputies who held fire after being shot at in subdivision

A North Carolina sheriff has commended his deputies for holding their fire after being shot at by three individuals with guns. Read full article: North Carolina sheriff commends deputies...→

A pursuit suspect who was chased by deputies from Riverside County into San Dieg [...]

A pursuit suspect who was chased by deputies from Riverside County into San Diego stopped outside of Rady Children’s Hospital and is currently involved in a st [...] Read full article: A pursuit suspect who was chased by depu...→

Los Angeles County Sheriff to address death of black man found hanging from tree

Los Angeles County Sheriff to address death of black man found hanging from tree

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva will hold an online town hall Monday to address the death of a black man found hanging from a tree in the city of Pa [...] Read full article: Los Angeles County Sheriff to address de...→

County Leaders Respond to Photos of Crowds Downtown

County Leaders Respond to Photos of Crowds Downtown

Some San Diego County leaders are warning that too many crowds could result in consequences as bars reopen. On Friday, San Diego Union Tribune’s Abby Hamblin p [...] Read full article: County Leaders Respond to Photos of Crow...→

Sheriff protests after Starbucks employees ignore deputies at Riverside store

Sheriff protests after Starbucks employees ignore deputies at Riverside store

Sheriff Chad Bianco said he believes his deputies were neglected because of a bias against law enforcement. Starbucks said it is investigating the reason and h [...] Read full article: Sheriff protests after Starbucks employe...→

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart 'De-Deputizes' Deputies Linked To Insults And Threats Toward Protesters

The county's public defender complained that deputies had apparently posted insulting and threatening comments online after a march in support of Black Lives M [...] Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart 'De-Deputiz...→

Tear gas used to disperse rowdy crowd that refused to leave Lake George park, Anoka County sheriff says

Anoka County sheriff’s deputies used tear gas to disperse a rowdy crowd of 200 that gathered Friday at a park in Oak Grove. Deputies arrived at Lake George Reg [...] Read full article: Tear gas used to disperse rowdy crowd th...→

COVID-19: Alameda County to allow outdoor dining, indoor shopping June 19

COVID-19: Alameda County to allow outdoor dining, indoor shopping June 19

Residents and businesses should still primarily focus on pick-up and delivery options to limit lines and crowds, the county said. Read full article: COVID-19: Alameda County to allow outdoo...→

Alameda County Fire Units Respond To Brush Fire In Sunol

Alameda County Fire Units Respond To Brush Fire In Sunol

Fire crews in Alameda County are at the scene of a brush fire on Vallecitos Road in Sunol early Friday evening, according to authorities. Read full article: Alameda County Fire Units Respond To Bru...→

Alameda County To Reopen Outdoor Dining, Houses Of Worship, Indoor Retail Next Week

Alameda County To Reopen Outdoor Dining, Houses Of Worship, Indoor Retail Next Week

Alameda County has set a new date to allow additional activities and loosen restrictions of the county's health orders to allow, among other activities, outdoo [...] Read full article: Alameda County To Reopen Outdoor Dining,...→

Ventura County Sheriff Ends Use Of Carotid  Hold

Ventura County Sheriff Ends Use Of Carotid Hold

The Ventura County Sheriff's Office is the latest Southern California law enforcement agency to suspend the use of the carotid hold. Read full article: Ventura County Sheriff Ends Use Of Carot...→

Pinellas County Fla. deputies seen pinning 14-year-old boy to ground Ryan Smith

Pinellas County Fla. deputies seen pinning 14-year-old boy to ground Ryan Smith

"So for you to be a grown man and you got your knee in my son’s neck," the boy's mother said. "He can’t breathe and he has asthma and everybody’s telling you a [...] Read full article: Pinellas County Fla. deputies seen pinni...→

Protesters seek ouster of Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco

Protesters seek ouster of Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco

They marched past Robert Presley Detention Center downtown and made their way toward the sheriff’s station on Orange Street. Read full article: Protesters seek ouster of Riverside Coun...→

Firefighters Gain Ground On Lime, Elizabeth Fires Burning In Ventura County

Firefighters Gain Ground On Lime, Elizabeth Fires Burning In Ventura County

As of 8 a.m. Thursday, the Lime Fire has burned 450 acres and is 20% contained, while the Elizabeth Fire has burned 275 acres and is 70% contained. Read full article: Firefighters Gain Ground On Lime, Elizab...→

Delaware County Sheriff's Office Bans Deputies From Using Choke Hold During Physical Altercations While On Duty

Delaware County Sheriff's Office Bans Deputies From Using Choke Hold During Physical Altercations While On Duty

The department announced the decision Thursday as a result of recent incidents and the current "scrutiny" law enforcement agencies are undergoing throughout th [...] Read full article: Delaware County Sheriff's Office Bans De...→

Sheriff: Virginia man shot by Florida deputies kills himself | WTOP

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Officials said a Virginia man carjacked a woman, opened fire at Florida authorities and later killed himself after deputies shot him th [...] Read full article: Sheriff: Virginia man shot by Florida de...→

3 LA County Sheriff's Deputies Under Fire By Compton Officials For Rough Arrest Caught On Video

A 24-year-old man whose rough arrest by three Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies was caught on video has filed a written complaint with the department, alle [...] Read full article: 3 LA County Sheriff's Deputies Under Fir...→