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Footage Shows Deputy
Throwing Woman to Ground
Jul 6, 2023 12:12 PM CDT
Footage Shows Deputy Throwing Woman to Ground
LA County Sheriff's Department is investigating whether excessive force was used in store lot
- The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating an incident last month in which a woman is seen on video being hurled to the ground by a deputy outside a local grocery store. The
Los Angeles Times
reports that the incident took place June 24, in the parking lot...
Deputy Killed in
Dog Attack at Home
May 11, 2023 6:30 PM CDT
Deputy Killed in Dog Attack at Home
Police believe Tamieka White was protecting 8-year-old son
- A 17-year veteran of the Marion County Sheriff's Office died "protecting the most important person in her life," her commander says. Deputy Tamieka White, 46, was killed in a dog attack at her Indianapolis home Tuesday night, the
reports. Police believe she was protecting her...
Prosecutors: 7 Deputies Fatally
Smothered Man in Hospital
Mar 16, 2023 2:26 PM CDT
Prosecutors: 7 Deputies Fatally Smothered Man in Hospital
Deputies in Henrico County, Virginia, are now facing murder charges in death of Irvo Otieno
- Seven Virginia sheriff's deputies are now facing murder charges after authorities say they fatally smothered a physically restrained man in their custody during the intake process at a local hospital. NBC News reports that 28-year-old Irvo Otieno "died of asphyxia due to being smothered to death, thanks to...
Cop Left K9 Partner
in Truck for 22 Hours
Dec 7, 2022 11:00 AM CST
Cop Left K9 Partner in Truck for 22 Hours
Sgt. Dallas Wingate of Boone County, Iowa, resigned after death, could still face charges
- A police dog in Iowa died in September after being left in a deputy's patrol vehicle for 22 hours. Court documents reveal the Boone County Sheriff's K9 known as Bear was found dead in the truck of his partner, Sgt. Dallas Wingate, who could face charges, around 8pm...
Judge Finds Ex-Deputy Who
Cheated Investors a New Low
Aug 31, 2022 7:10 PM CDT
Judge Finds Ex-Deputy Who Cheated Investors a New Low
Victims' money went to private jets, gambling debts
- When sentencing a former California sheriff's deputy to 14 years in federal prison and ordering him to pay $7.6 million in restitution, US District Judge Michael Fitzgerald put the defendant in context. Christopher Lloyd Burnell, he said, is "one of the most evil people that I have...
Saget's Family Didn't Know
He'd Died. Then Details Leaked
Jun 20, 2022 10:34 AM CDT
Saget's Family Didn't Know He'd Died. Then Details Leaked
2 Orange County deputies have been disciplined for confirming his death before kin was notified
- Two deputies in Florida's Orange County have been disciplined for leaking news about Bob Saget's death before his family had been notified. Emiliano Silva, one of the deputies who responded to the Jan. 9 call at Orlando's Ritz-Carlton hotel, where Saget's body was found, had been...
Deputy's Crash Brings
Reckless Homicide Charges
Jun 8, 2022 4:45 PM CDT
Deputy's Crash Brings Reckless Homicide Charges
Cruiser hit car carrying a woman and 2 daughters
- A South Carolina sheriff's deputy has been charged with reckless homicide, a month after officials said she ran a stop sign and slammed into a car carrying three people. Deputy Emily Pelletier's car did not have the blue lights or the siren on at the time, said Charleston...
Deputy Heard Baby's Cries
Amid Fire, Started Climbing
Apr 27, 2022 10:25 AM CDT
Deputy Heard Baby's Cries Amid Fire, Started Climbing
William Puzynski saves 1-year-old girl from 3rd-floor balcony in Orlando
- A local sheriff's deputy was in the right place at the right time when an apartment building in Orlando, Fla., went up in flames over the weekend. Per WKMG , William Puzynski of the Orange County Sheriff's Office was on patrol around 4am Saturday when a call was radioed...
Sheriff's Deputy Stole
From Dead People
Mar 1, 2022 8:19 AM CST
Sheriff's Deputy Stole From Dead People
Steve Hortz pleads guilty to burglary, grand theft in Yorba Linda, Calif.
A former sheriff's deputy in California has pleaded guilty to stealing from the homes of dead people. Steve Hortz, a 12-year veteran of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, found the body of a man who died of natural causes at a Yorba Linda home in July 2020...
'Elaborate Conspiracy' Leads
to Arrest of Sheriff's Deputy
Feb 16, 2022 9:15 AM CST
'Elaborate Conspiracy' Leads to Arrest of Sheriff's Deputy
Niko Irizarry, 25, accused of arranging to plant drugs in real estate broker's car in Florida
- A young Florida law enforcement officer is out of a job, and facing charges, after an alleged scheme involving sex, drugs, and a promised trip to Europe was busted wide open. Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno said at a Friday presser that 25-year-old Niko Irizarry, a now-former deputy with his...
Two Deputies' Suicides
Leave Infant an Orphan
Jan 6, 2022 2:34 PM CST
Two Deputies' Suicides Leave Infant an Orphan
Florida deaths raise concerns about well-being of first responders
- It's hard to fathom: Two young deputies in Florida committed suicide within days of each other, leaving their month-old infant an orphan, reports CBS News . Clayton Osteen, 24, and Victoria Pacheco, 23, worked for the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office. Osteen attempted suicide on New Year's Eve,...
Deputies Working at Houston
Bar Caught in Fatal Ambush
Oct 16, 2021 9:15 AM CDT
Deputies Working at Houston Bar Caught in Fatal Ambush
1 Harris County constable's deputy is dead, 2 others are injured after early morning shooting
- Three constable deputies were shot in an ambush early Saturday morning while working an extra shift at a Houston bar, leaving one deputy dead and two others wounded, authorities in Texas said. Authorities took one person into custody but were still searching for a man believed to be the shooter,...
With Faking Ambush
Jan 31, 2021 1:30 PM CST
Deputy Charged With Faking Ambush
Sukhdeep Gill had reported that bullet hit his body camera, saving him
- On a Sunday night in January 2020, California prosecutors say, a sheriff's deputy patrolling a rural road alone hit the emergency broadcast button on his radio and said: "Shots fired! "Shots fired!" Officers from four agencies responded. Santa Clara County officials have now decided there was...
Black Deputy's Family Told
Cemetery Won't Bury 'Coloreds'
Jan 29, 2021 8:53 AM CST
Black Deputy's Family Told Cemetery Won't Bury 'Coloreds'
Louisiana's Oaklin Springs Cemetery updates contract amid uproar
- As he was dying of cancer, a Louisiana sheriff's deputy told his family the specific cemetery he wanted to be buried in. Allen Parish Sheriff's Deputy Darrell Semien was comforted to know that Oaklin Springs Cemetery in Oberlin was close to home, meaning the possibility of frequent visitors....
Deputy Who Had One More
Shift Before Retirement Killed
Jan 12, 2021 1:26 PM CST
Deputy Who Had One More Shift Before Retirement Killed
Fleeing suspect struck Cpl. Brian LaVigne's cruiser in Florida, per sheriff's office
- A Florida sheriff's deputy had one full shift to complete before retirement when he was killed on duty Monday. Cpl. Brian LaVigne had been called to assist fellow Hillsborough County deputies in apprehending a fleeing suspect when that suspect rammed LaVigne's cruiser, Sheriff Chad Chronister said . Deputies were...
Deputy Fired Over
'Disturbing' Parler Posts
Dec 29, 2020 7:38 AM CST
Deputy Fired Over 'Disturbing' Parler Posts
Aaron Hoffman: Posts seeking violent overthrow of elected officials, killing John Roberts weren't mine
- A Virginia sheriff's deputy in Prince William County has been fired over "disturbing" remarks he appears to have made on a conservative social-media site, though he insists he wasn't the one who posted them. Per FOX 5 , Aaron Hoffman is calling the situation a "giant nightmare"...
'Heart-Wrenching' Video Shows
LA Deputy Aiding Hurt Partner
Sep 15, 2020 8:07 AM CDT
'Heart-Wrenching' Video Shows LA Deputy Aiding Hurt Partner
Sheriff calls it a 'double miracle' that 2 deputies, both shot in head, are now in stable condition
- In what the Los Angeles County sheriff is calling a "double miracle," two rookie Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies who were ambushed and shot in the head in Compton on Saturday night are now in stable condition after surgery at a Lynwood hospital. A newly surfaced surveillance...
'Deputies Down': Big Reward
Offered in LA Shooting
Sep 14, 2020 10:10 AM CDT
'Deputies Down': Big Reward Offered in LA Shooting
2 Los Angeles County officers are expected to survive; reporter arrested during protests
- The search continues for the gunman who shot two Los Angeles County deputies at close range over the weekend, and authorities hope a new incentive will help. The county sheriff's department has announced a $100,000 reward, reports NBC News . Surveillance video shows that the gunman walked up to...
He Escaped From Custody.
Then, a Chase and Gunfire
Jul 14, 2020 9:25 AM CDT
He Escaped From Custody. Then, a Chase and Gunfire
Ex-deputy Aaron Russell charged with 2nd-degree murder of unarmed man in San Diego
- A California sheriff's deputy has been charged with murder after shooting an unarmed man who'd escaped from a park ranger's car. Aaron Russell, 23, was arrested Monday and booked into San Diego County Jail on charges of second-degree murder, which could result in 15 years to life...
Her Boss' Job,
Has Her Badge Pulled
Feb 28, 2020 10:46 AM CST
She Wants Her Boss' Job, Has Her Badge Pulled
She Wants Her Boss' Job, Had Her Badge Pulled
- A deputy of South Carolina's largest sheriff's office has been stripped of her badge, uniform, and guns after expressing a desire to run for her boss' job. Al Cannon, 73, has been sheriff of Charleston County since 1988 and intends to remain in the job after the November...
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