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Louisiana's First Black Female Sheriff Sworn Into Office

Susan Hutson ousted long-time sheriff, Marlin Gusman for the job, winning the run-off election back in December. Prior to being sheriff, Hutson served as the independent police monitor in New Orleans for more than a decade.

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FL Sheriff Arrests Own Daughter on Meth Trafficking Charges

"Methamphetamine does not discriminate [and] neither do we," Sheriff A.J. Smith wrote on the office's Facebook. "It does not matter who you are – no one is immune or exempt."

FL Sheriff Encourages People to Shoot Home Intruders and Save Taxpayers Money

“If somebody’s breaking into your house, you’re more than welcome to shoot them in Santa Rosa County, and we prefer that you do actually. Whoever that was, you’re not in trouble," the sheriff said.

3 Southern CA Sheriffs Slam Legislature for Hindering Public Safety

“What we are missing is political will,” Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said. “We have the answers.”

LA County Can Now Fire Unvaccinated Sheriff's Deputies without Sheriff's Approval

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Tuesday giving the county personnel director, instead of the department heads like the county sheriff, the power to discipline or terminate employees who do not comply with the county’s COVID-19 vaccine requirements.

Sheriff Mark Lamb to Host 2022 National Law Enforcement Officer Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The National Law Enforcement Officer Hall of Fame has announced that Sheriff Mark Lamb of the Pinal Co., Arizona Sheriff’s Office will serve as emcee for the 2022 Induction Ceremony on March 24 in the Toledo suburb of Maumee, OH.

GA Trailside Dead Body Report Yields Life-Sized Female Doll

“Initial responding deputies observed what appeared to be the body of a deceased female wearing white socks. Our crack team of investigators arrived on scene, along with Deputy Matthew Dennis, who quickly recognized the body to actually be a life-sized doll, complete with accessories,” Reese wrote in the post.

Ohio Sheriff Dies After Medical Event at Law Enforcement Convention

According to Greene County, Sheriff Gene Fischer suffered a medical emergency at approximately 9 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 16 while attending the convention.

CA Sheriff Will Not Enforce Vaccine Mandate for Employees

A state public health order from July 26 requires those working in “state and local correctional facilities and detention centers” to get vaccinated or submit to twice-a-week COVID-19 testing. The order gave jails and health-care facilities until Aug. 23 to comply.

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Prisoners in WI Jail are Now "Residents"

Dane County Sheriff Kalvin Barrett said the move is an effort to “humanize those who are within our care.”

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