Harris County, TX, commissioners voted Tuesday to name the courthouse annex where Chief Deputy Constable Clint Greenwood was killed in an ambush earlier this month after the longtime lawman, reports the Houston Chronicle.
County Judge Ed Emmett said he expected new signs to be up on the annex at 701 W. Baker Road in Baytown within weeks.
Greenwood was shot to death early in the morning of April 3, moments after pulling into the parking lot of the annex where he worked for the Precinct 3 constable's office.
Despite being wounded, Sgt. Parsons continued to show leadership by remaining in command of the incident and ensuring the safety of the other officers and citizens on the scene. This is why the National Rifle Association has named Sergeant Michael Parsons as the 2018 NRA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.
The Sheriff’s Office holds all its employees to high standard, and the public can be assured that a thorough and complete audit will be conducted and appropriate action will be taken,” said Madison County Lt. Donny Shaw, a sheriff’s office spokesman, in a statement. “The involved employee has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the audit.”
Two consecutive life-without-parole sentences were handed down in Jefferson County Court Tuesday afternoon for the murders of his wife, Nichole Walters, and state Trooper Joel Davis at the Walters' home in July 2017.
At the National Association of Police Equipment Distributors (NAPED) and North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD) Conference, NAUMD announced winners of Best Dressed Public Safety Awards and Innovation Awards.
According to the California Globe, AB 1182 would drop the parole-service requirement from either two or three years to either one or two years for high-risk offenders. AB 1182 also strips the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation of its ability to recommend certain offenders be retained on parole.