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.
Shawn Noonan said investigators are trying to figure out what motivated Carbon County Deputy Sheriff David Midas and said they were interviewing co-workers and family members to see whether there were signs of mental illness.
Rainey then told me to shut up and Deputy Sheriff Price took me back and put me in the car of the Sheriff which is a new grey Oldsmobile.
Deputy sheriff Ed was joined by Ramona Merritt, from Clearwater, who is a prison programme administrator' Chris Mastridge, a mental health counsellor' and Larry Burns, an antique dealer.
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.
But unlike her peers, at a moment's notice, she could be a deputy sheriff in Worcester County.

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