Sheriff

  • Federal Judge Will Not Void Guilty Ruling On Arpaio, Despite Trump’s Pardon

    U.S. District Court Judge Susan Ritchie Bolton says that President Trump’s pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio does not “revise the historical facts” of his case — and that she will not vacate her ruling that found Arpaio guilty of criminal contempt. On Thursday, Bolton quoted Black’s...
  • Ex-deputy who shot unarmed man released early from prison

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – A white former Oklahoma reserve deputy who fatally shot an unarmed black man in 2015 when he mistook his firearm for a stun gun was released from prison Thursday after serving less than half of his four-year sentence. Family members of the slain man, Eric Harris,...
  • Illinois names a street after its First African-American Sheriff Ever!

    A stretch of central Illinois highway has been renamed in honor of the state’s first African-American sheriff. The Herald & Review reports signs were recently posted declaring Illinois 48 in Decatur the “Sheriff Roger E. Walker Jr. Memorial Road.”   Walker was elected Macon County Sheriff in 1998. He...
  • BREAKING: Sheriff David Clarke Has Resigned!

    There are reports that Sheriff David Clarke of Milwaukee County has resigned. This is a developing story. The reason for the ex-sheriff’s resignation remains unclear. We’ll keep you updated. In June, Clarke was supposedly being considered for the Assistant Secretary Position at the Department of Homeland Security. STORY: @SheriffClarke...
  • Trump pardons ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio over federal conviction

    WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump spared his ally former Sheriff Joe Arpaio a possible jail sentence on Friday by pardoning his conviction, reversing what critics saw as a long-awaited comeuppance for a lawman who escaped accountability for headline-grabbing tactics during most of his 24 years as metropolitan Phoenix’s top...
  • Former Phoenix sheriff Joe Arpaio convicted for ignoring judge’s immigration order

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio was convicted of a criminal charge Monday for refusing to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants, marking a final rebuke for a politician who once drew strong popularity from such crackdowns but was ultimately booted from office as voters became frustrated over his headline-grabbing tactics...
  • DeKalb Sheriff banned from all city parks as part of guilty plea

    ATLANTA – The DeKalb County sheriff is now banned from all Atlanta city parks after reaching a plea deal in his arrest for indecency. Channel 2’s Nicole Carr has been digging into the case against DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Mann since his May arrest in Piedmont Park on indecency and...
  • 1 dead, 1 wounded after gunman opens fire on car stopped at light in El Monte

    Los Angeles County sheriff’s homicide detectives are investigating a deadly shooting in El Monte, where a driver stepped out of his car at a stoplight and opened fire on another vehicle Tuesday night, officials said. The shooting occurred at the intersection of Garvey and Durfee avenues about 11 p.m.,...
  • Video: Escaped Georgia inmates Finally Captured!

    The Georgia prison inmates who had been on the run after one of them shot and killed two Georgia State correctional officers were captured in Tennessee, according to officials. Both the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal tweeted that the inmates are now in custody. Dubose...