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Former California Sheriff Dies of Cancer

Hutchens was diagnosed with breast cancer in November 2012 and continued to lead the department while successfully fighting the disease for eight years.

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CA Sheriff Defies Judge's Order to Release Violent Inmates Over COVID

Out of the inmates who are classified as medically vulnerable, 59 are in for murder, 39 for attempted murder, and 90 for child molestation and a litany of other crimes, Sheriff Don Barnes said.

NY Governor Slams Sheriffs for Refusing to Enforce 10-Person Holiday Gathering Limit

“I don’t believe as a law enforcement officer you have a right to pick and choose what laws you will enforce,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo told reporters Wednesday during an Albany-based press conference.

L.A. County Sheriff Calls Talk Show to Respond to Supervisors' Attempt to Force Him Out of Office

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said the Board of Supervisors is "interfering with day-to-day operations" of the agency. "They have no business doing that and no legal authority to do that."

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Seeks to Remove Sheriff

The board will also look into whether in the future the position should be appointed, like the Los Angeles Police Department chief, rather than elected. Another proposal under consideration is to create a county police department, diluting the power of the sheriff.

Michigan Sheriff Shared Rally Stage with Accused Governor Attack Plotter, Some Want Him to Resign

William "Bill" Null, the man on stage with Sheriff Dar Leaf at an open carry militia rally in May, was arrested in early October in connection with an alleged plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Ohio Sheriff: "If You Shoot at the Police, We'll Shoot Back"

"I will not allow my deputies or any law enforcement officer in Butler County to take the abuse I have seen over the past several months. If you come to this county expecting a free pass to harm one of my men or women in uniform keep in mind, nothing in life is free," Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones said.

Florida Sheriff Orders Deputies to Stop Wearing COVID Masks

The sheriff said if anyone confronts an employee about them not wearing mask, the employee should “politely and professionally tell them I am not required to wear a mask nor will I, per the Order of the Sheriff,” and walk away.

Los Angeles County Leaders Vote to Create Plan for Closing Main Jail

"(These) are dangerous, dangerous offenders that will be released back into our communities. It's unacceptable," said Patricia Wenskunas, founder of Crime Survivors, an organization that represents crime victims and their families. Sheriff Alex Villaneuva has also expressed disapproval with the plan.

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Florida Sheriff Warns Rioters That He Will Deputize Gun Owners If Necessary to Keep Peace

"If we can’t handle you, I’ll exercise the power and authority as the sheriff, and I’ll make special deputies of every lawful gun owner in this county and I’ll deputize them for this one purpose to stand in the gap between lawlessness and civility."