Sheriff: Jail Will No Longer Accept Mentally Ill Arrested By Police

By Rick Armon Dayton Daily News DAYTON, OH — Summit County Sheriff Drew Alexander plans to announce today that the county jail no longer will accept violent mentally ill and mentally disabled people arrested by area police – perhaps becoming the first facility in the country with such a policy….

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NY sheriff hawks naming rights for helicopter

By Ben Dobbin Associated Press SYRAC– USE, N.Y. — A high-tech helicopter has helped Sheriff Kevin Walsh chase down fugitives, airlift accident victims and spearhead search-and-rescue missions in the Syracuse region of central New York since 1999. In 2012, Air-1 could be grounded by budget cuts. Walsh’s proposed solution? Slap…

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Presidential candidates court Sheriff Joe

By Jeri Clausing, Jacques Billeaud and Steve Peoples Associated Press PHOENIX — Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio makes inmates wear pink underwear, live in tents during Arizona’s sweltering summers and eat green bologna. The Justice Department is investigating him for potential civil rights violations in his sweeping immigration patrols, his…

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Sheriff: Gun in IHOP shooting illegally altered

Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. — Authorities have identified the weapon used in a deadly rampage at a Nevada IHOP restaurant as a legal, Chinese-made version of an AK-47 that was professionally altered to work as an illegal automatic weapon. Carson City Sheriff Kenny Furlong said Wednesday the shooter’s mental…

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Madera sheriff warns of credit card scam

The Madera County Sheriff’s Department is warning consumers about a credit card scam by someone View full post on credit card scam – Yahoo! News Search Results View full post on National Cyber Security Gregory Evans | LinkedIn Interview With Gregory Evans Gregory Evans Security Expert Gregory Evans on Cyber…

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Deputy sheriff dies after heart attack on duty

Author: PoliceOne Senior Editor Doug Wyllie By PoliceOne Staff BURLEIGH COUNTY, N.D. — A deputy sheriff who was arresting a suspect suffered a fatal heart attack early Wednesday morning, preliminary autopsy results indicate. Bryan Sleeper, 39, attempted to subdue a combative suspect who a fellow deputy had stopped for speeding,…

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Ohio sheriff who took on Larry Flynt to retire

Associated Press CINCINNATI — A sheriff and ex-prosecutor who took on Larry Flynt in a case depicted in a movie about the Hustler magazine publisher will retire after a 40-year career as an elected official in Cincinnati. Simon Leis told The Cincinnati Enquirer he won’t run next year for another…

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