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LA County Sheriff Wants 1,100 More Deputies
Luna wants to place two captains at the East Los Angeles Station and two captains at the Compton Station. Under his plan, one captain would focus on administrative duties and the other would practice community engagement.
May 11, 2023
FL Legislation Would End Miami-Dade PD, Replace with Sheriff’s Deputies
While Miami's mayor wanted to surrender limited county policing duties to the sheriff, the bill heading to Gov. Ron DeSantis for his signature requires Miami-Dade to hand over its entire police department.
May 3, 2023
FL Officer in Critical Condition After Being Shot in the Face
A Jacksonville, FL, officer was shot in the face Tuesday night outside a hospital and remains n critical condition.
April 19, 2023
NJ Man Arrested Over Death Threats Against FL Sheriff
"Once he's extradited, he'll be housed at the happiest place on earth: the Volusia County Branch Jail," Sheriff Mike Chitwood said during a press conference Tuesday.
April 4, 2023
FL Sheriff Chases After Suspect During Radio Interview
The hosts on Drew Gerabo Live were left speculating what was happening when they could not reach the sheriff. Minutes later Sheriff Mike Chitwood responded that he was OK and explained what happened.
March 1, 2023
NC Sheriff Provides Community Photo Evidence of Deputy Shortage
The agency is down nearly 30 deputies. Sheriff Thornton posted a photo on Facebook of at least 17 unused patrol cars.
February 22, 2023
IL Governor Threatens Sheriffs Who Won’t Enforce “Assault Weapon” Ban
The Protect Illinois Communities Act (HB 5471) bans the sale of all assault weapons and magazines in the state. It also requires owners to register existing guns, among other provisions. Pritzker signed the bill into law on Tuesday night.
January 12, 2023
New Sheriff Assumes Office in Milwaukee County
Denita Ball is the “acting” sheriff right now, but she is running unopposed in the Nov. 8 general election.
October 26, 2022
Ohio Sheriff Grounds Helicopters, Replaces Them with Drones
“The drones are a fraction of the cost of a helicopter,” Sheriff Charmaine McGuffey told Hamilton County commissioners at a meeting last week.
October 12, 2022
NY Sheriffs to Race at Watkins Glen in Sheriffs’ Showdown 2
“We can't race by the rules of the racetrack. We can't race head-to-head so there's not a start and finish. So, we are racing eight laps and we're looking for the closest to the adjusted track speed for that car you're driving,” explains Sheriff Todd Baxter.
September 26, 2022
2 GA Deputies Killed Serving Warrant
“Both deputies gave that individual loud, clear verbal commands to drop the weapon. He did not do that. At that point there was an exchange of gunfire between the subject and the deputies."
September 9, 2022
FL Department Restores 1972 Patrol Car, Surprises Sheriff
“I think the most surprising thing to me when I sat down in it was how skinny the steering wheel was. I had totally forgotten how large the steering wheel was, it was large, and it was very thin. So, it was kind of a flashback in time,” Judd says. “And I thought dad’gum, I don't even remember that the steering wheel was this flimsy.”
August 30, 2022
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