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  • Texas Governor Abbott To Sign Legislation That Can Put Sheriffs of 'Sanctuary Cities' In Jail

    03/30/2017 12:58:18 PM PDT · by drewh · 59 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Mar 30th, 2017 11:18 am | Cristina Laila
    Texas Governor, Greg Abbott just called into the Steve Malzberg show to discuss sanctuary cities plaguing certain counties in his great state. He said he would sign legislation that could put Sheriffs of sanctuary cities in jail. Here we go, folks! Don’t mess with Texas! “ Steve Malzberg: “I know you brought up the possibility of jailing such Sheriffs recently.” Greg Abbott: “We have. It’s a two-step process. One, as Governor I could unilaterally use my office to take funds away from Travis County that had been previously granted to them under Governor’s grants for criminal justice reasons and we...
  • Sentencing set for ex-West Virginia sheriff in meth case

    03/28/2017 5:54:39 AM PDT · by davikkm · 1 replies
    SPENCER, W.Va. (AP) - A former West Virginia sheriff who admitted to being a meth addict is due back in court for sentencing in a case in which he was charged with stealing the drug from a police locker. Bo Williams faces up to 10 years in prison for his guilty plea to a felony charge of entering without breaking. Sentencing is set for Tuesday in Roane County Circuit Court.
  • Sheriff Offers Victim a Gun, Gun Shop Gives a .38

    02/15/2017 3:59:10 AM PST · by marktwain · 28 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 12 February, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    On Friday, 3 February, 2017, 66-year-old Billy Harrell was being robbed in the parking lot of the restaurant he manages, the Ole Times Country Buffet.  He was closing for the night. It was about 9:30 p.m. in Dublin, Georgia.  Holding a gun to his head, the two robbers forced him into his SUV. They took a gun from the vehicle and other items. From idahostatesman.com: The robber grabbed a pistol and some other items from the vehicle and started to leave. When he turned back around with his gun pointed, Harrell fired a shot from another weapon he had...
  • Sheriff Clarke: ‘I’m Tired of One-Percenters like Mark Zuckerberg’ Lecturing Us About Who We Are

    01/28/2017 11:34:35 AM PST · by blam · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1-28-2017 | Jeff Poor
    Saturday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends Weekend,” Milwaukee County, WI Sheriff David Clarke ripped the critics of those that oppose President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting refugees from certain countries from coming to the United States and in particular Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who he pointed out has his own wall at his home in Hawaii. “First of all, I’m tired of one-percenters like Mark Zuckerberg and others lecturing us about who we are,” Clarke said. “I know who I am and most Americans know who they are. We are a sovereign nation. If you’re going...
  • Texas Governor Says 'Sanctuary' Jail Will Cost Sheriff Job

    01/25/2017 9:12:46 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 61 replies
    NBCDFW ^ | 01/25/17 | Paul J. Weber
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is escalating a standoff with Austin's sheriff over so-called "sanctuary cities" policies and now says he will seek new laws to remove her from office. Abbott said Wednesday on "Fox and Friends" that Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez will lose her job unless she reverses plans to stop honoring all federal immigration detainers in her jail starting in February. The governor has already said he will immediately withhold state grant dollars. Abbott doesn't have the power to remove local officials. But Texas Republicans have filed multiple bills that would punish local governments for not arresting or...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Republican congressman John Rutherford collapses.....

    01/11/2017 5:32:54 PM PST · by Brandonmark · 78 replies
    Mailonline ^ | 1/11/17 | DailyMail.com
    BREAKING NEWS: Republican congressman John Rutherford collapses after suffering a 'massive heart attack' during House vote Republican congressman John Rutherford has collapsed during a vote in the House. The newly sworn-in representative from Florida suffered a 'medical emergency' during a vote on Wednesday, reports suggest His condition is not known. According to The Hill, he was receiving oxygen through a mask when he was wheeled to an ambulance. Rutherford is a former sheriff from Jacksonville, Florida. He was elected to Congress in November, succeeding Republican Ander Crenshaw, who retired after eight terms. More to follow.
  • New Sheriff Who Defeated Arpaio (With Help of Soros) Calls Illegal Aliens “Guests”

    01/06/2017 5:10:08 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 31 replies
    The New American ^ | 05 January 2017 | Warren Mass
    New Sheriff Who Defeated Arpaio (With Help of Soros) Calls Illegal Aliens “Guests” Newly sworn-in Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Paul Penzone, in a January 4 interview with Phoenix TV station ABC 15, referred to illegal aliens as “guests.” Penzone , who assumed office on January 1 after defeating six-term Sheriff Joe Arpaio in November, said during the interview: We will need to work with the guests who are here in our nation and are pursuing citizenship and separate that from those who are committing crimes and make sure that we a caring community that is serious about public safety. While...
  • Lead sheriff in Chris Kyle murder investigation found dead inside Erath County home

    12/21/2016 9:45:05 AM PST · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 69 replies
    Dallas News ^ | December 20, 2016 | Liz Farmer
    Erath County Sheriff Tommy Bryant was reportedly found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound inside his home overnight, according to local officials. The death occurred about 12:05 a.m. Tuesday at Bryant's house in Stephenville, according to a Texas Rangers statement sent by Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Lonny Haschel. The Texas Rangers are investigating his death at the request of the Stephenville Police Department. Haschel said the statement did not include Bryant's cause of death.
  • Louisiana sheriff shares testimony from North Dakota experience (differs from media myths)

    11/26/2016 9:29:42 AM PST · by Baynative · 16 replies
    THV11 ^ | 11/2/16 | WWLTV staff
    Before traveling, Sheriff Champagne admitted he had the wrong impression about the pipeline based on what he called sensational news reports that the pipeline was to run directly through the Standing Rock Reservation and disturb ancient burial grounds. "I quickly learned and saw for myself that this was untrue." Upon his return to Louisiana, Sheriff Champagne shared his North Dakota experience in a lengthy post to his Facebook page. The full post has also been transcribed below.
  • David A. Clarke, Jr., to meet with Donald Trump Monday

    11/25/2016 12:58:46 PM PST · by randita · 31 replies
    Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ^ | 11/25/16 | Bill Glauber
    Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. is scheduled to meet Monday in New York with President-elect Donald Trump, according to news reports quoting a Trump aide. Clarke, who runs as a Democrat, was a high-profile surrogate for Trump during the campaign. Clarke has been mentioned as a potential Trump appointee to head the Department of Homeland Security. When asked earlier this month if he expected a role in the Trump White House, Clarke told national syndicated radio host Joe Pags: "I don't expect anything, I don't have an entitlement mentality. I told Donald Trump I wanted to help him,...
  • Mark Napier defeats Chris Nanos (Dupnik's replacement) in race for Pima County (AZ) Sheriff

    11/09/2016 7:35:25 PM PST · by Suz in AZ · 2 replies
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Caitlin Schmidt
    After maintaining a strong lead as election results rolled in, Mark Napier has defeated current Sheriff Chris Nanos, 56 percent to 44 percent. Napier said that his first priority is to do a "cultural reset" in the Sheriff's department to help restore morale. "To the people who have been given a black eye by all the nonsense that’s been going on and the high-level people who felt under-appreciated and often mistreated by the current administration, we’re going to lift them back up," Napier said. Nanos, a Democrat, was appointed to the position by the board of supervisors in July 2015,...
  • Baton Rouge police, sheriff overtime reached $1.6 million after Alton Sterling, police shootings

    10/28/2016 5:20:27 PM PDT · by BBell · 1 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 10/28/16 | Julia O'Donoghue, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    Baton Rouge police and the sheriff's office spent a total $1.6 million on overtime pay in July responding to protests that followed the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling by a police officer and a subsequent attack on law enforcement in which three officers were killed. The federal government is picking up more than half of the bill. Most of the money was spent by the police department, which shelled out $1.5 million in overtime pay in July. The sheriff's office spent close to $102,000 on overtime, according to a report from the Louisiana legislative fiscal office. In total, Baton Rouge...
  • Suspect 'executed' sergeant, LA County sheriff says

    10/08/2016 11:31:24 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 13 replies
    Press Enterprise ^ | 10/6/16 | Wes Woods
    Authorities called the death of Los Angeles County sheriff’s Sgt. Steve Owen a “calculated execution.” Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell described the death in detail. “Sgt. Owen approached the suspect in response to a burglary call,” McDonnell said as large photos of Owen were behind him. “The suspect immediately shot Sgt. Owen. He then stood over and executed Sgt. Owen by firing four additional rounds in his body.” Before the news conference began at 4 p.m., authorities identified the man accused of killing Owen as Trenton Trevon Lovell, of Lancaster. Owen was shot and killed Wednesday after he responded...
  • NRA endorses Mike Chitwood(Gun Grabber Alert!!) for Volusia County(FL)Sheriff

    08/01/2016 12:58:07 PM PDT · by Jed Eckert · 32 replies
    NRA Political Victory Fund ^ | July 29, 2016 | NRA
    Dear Florida Second Amendment Supporter, The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund has endorsed Second Amendment supporter Michael Chitwood for Volusia County Sheriff in the Republican Primary election on Tuesday, August 30.
  • Police hunt suspects after Texas sheriff's deputy shot, killed in his home

    07/25/2016 10:34:35 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/26/16 | Fox News and AP
    A veteran Texas sheriff's deputy who was set to retire in September was shot at his Round Rock home early Monday morning and later died from his injuries, officials said, announcing that they were searching for two suspects. Sgt. Craig Hutchinson, who was on the force for 32 years, he used his law enforcement radio to call for help shortly before 1:30 a.m., and responding officers found Hutchinson laying in the back yard of his home, Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton said during a Monday news conference. "He was my field training officer," Hamilton said."So this is near and dear...
  • Sheriff thrills GOP: 'Blue Lives Matter'

    07/18/2016 7:28:32 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 18, 2016 | Cate Martel
    Sheriff David Clarke: American safety has been shattered Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. brought the crowd at the Republican National Convention to its feet Monday night, declaring "Blue Lives Matter" to wild applause. “We simply cannot be great if we do not feel safe in our homes, on our streets and in our communities,” Clarke said during his convention speech. “Donald Trump understands that what can make our nation safe again is a recommitment to a system of justice in which no government official — not even those who have fought their way to the marble and granite halls...
  • Sheriff Clark Just Destroyed Don Lemon on CNN(vanity)

    07/17/2016 7:58:22 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 160 replies
    WOW! He opened up a can of whoop ass! Lemon has been promoting BLM and the police violence then didn't want to discuss it. Said he was a 'jour-no-list' and took no position. It was epic.
  • Sheriff Clarke: Obama Is the “Cop-Hater-in-Chief”

    07/08/2016 7:10:23 PM PDT · by george76 · 84 replies
    CNS News ^ | July 8, 2016 | Brian Lonergan
    Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr., reacted to the shootings of police officers in Dallas, calling resident Obama the “Cop-Hater-in-Chief” and strongly criticized the resident’s comments on polarizing incidents between police officers and minorities. ... This is beyond belief for the American law enforcement officer,” he said. “I want to know, have we heard from the Cop-Hater-in-Chief Obama yet on this? Have we heard from Mrs. Bill Clinton who threw up the hashtag Black Lives Matter yesterday? They exploited the situation, two situations. One in Louisiana, one in Minnesota.” ... David A. Clarke Jr., a Democrat, was elected to...
  • Sheriff David Clarke Rejects the Term “Police Brutality”

    07/05/2016 12:17:09 PM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 19 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | July 5, 2016 | Alex Nitzberg
    Police officers fear being prosecuted for performing their duties Sheriff David Clarke explained saying, "…they're not afraid to do their job, but they're afraid of … the United States Department of Justice and their jack-booted goon lawyers at the civil rights division who have the American police officer in their crosshairs." While the Black Lives Matter movement advances a "police brutality" narrative, Sheriff Clarke states that " … the US DOJ civil rights division sees the American police officer as the enemy and they just see the criminals as victims." Officers now risk their reputation, livelihood, and liberty for doing...
  • How some national media called a Louisiana sheriff racist over incomplete information

    05/08/2016 12:38:45 PM PDT · by BBell · 30 replies
    On April 28, social commentator and New York Daily News senior justice writer Shaun King brought a small town crime story to national attention, setting flame to the gasoline of Internet outrage. Levar Allen of Bossier City, Louisiana, who was repeatedly written about by his local paper for success in various high school sports, from football to wrestling, made headlines for being arrested last month. On April 22, 17-year-old Allen was arrested by the Bossier Sheriff's Office and charged with contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile and possession of child pornography. He had exchanged sexually explicit videos and photographs...