deputy sheriff

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Noun1.deputy sheriff - someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergenciesdeputy sheriff - someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
law officer, lawman, peace officer - an officer of the law
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They were a deputy sheriff from Napa and a detective from San Francisco-- Holker and Jaralson, respectively.
Some loose boards laid upon the ties supporting the rails of the railway supplied a footing for him and his executioners -- two private soldiers of the Federal army, directed by a sergeant who in civil life may have been a deputy sheriff.
But his threat was recalled by the brothers Jackson and he was arrested on suspicion and a deputy sheriff put in charge of him at his home.
These two assistants had arrived in Glen Ellen like precious goods in bond and been receipted for by the local deputy sheriff, who, in addition, reported on them to the prison authorities each month.
Chief Deputy Sheriff Duvendack justifies the practice by stating that policing the conflict is "very draining on our department.
If the actions of the deputy sheriff in Buonocore were reviewed under the standard recently set by the Supreme Court in Wilson, the focus of the court would likely change but the outcome of the case would remain the same.
13, 2000), the Florida Supreme Court was asked to answer the following certified question: "Are deputy clerks, unlike deputy sheriffs, public employees within the contemplation of section 447.
The deputy sheriff saw both what he wanted to see and what he was trained to see, caught up as he was in a closed system of expectation.
5, 2005, stating that Glodis, who was elected Worcester County sheriff in 2004, appointed Mathur a deputy sheriff.
The $5,000 cost to create and install the signs was paid by the Association of Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs, the union representing deputies.
Case #5: An intravenous drug user stuck a deputy sheriff with a hypodermic needle.
Fox Reality, the all-reality, all-the-time cable network, presents a new original series from Scott Sternberg Productions, "The Academy" (working title), which documents the intense process of breaking down and building up raw recruits, turning them into ready-for-duty Deputy Sheriffs.

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