Stories tagged: deputies
Thu., May 10, 2018, 9:52 a.m.
Jail deputies accused of revenge plot face new lawsuit from their alleged victim
A lawsuit filed against two Canyon County jail deputies says they plotted to retaliate against a man by encouraging other inmates to attack him.
Sun., March 18, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
2 former Pierce County deputies allege cover-up, retaliation
Two former Pierce County sheriff’s deputies are suing the county, saying the agency tried to cover up how a man obtained a gun before killing his wife and himself.
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Officials: SW Idaho deputies encouraged inmate assault
Two southwestern Idaho deputies at the Canyon County Jail authorities say tried to orchestrate an attack on a gang member accused of sex crimes against children by showing other incarcerated …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
5 Colorado deputies shot, 1 fatally, in ‘ambush’ attack
A man fired more than 100 rounds at sheriff’s deputies in Colorado early Sunday, killing one and injuring four others, before being fatally shot himself in what authorities called an …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
Authorities ID Oregon man killed in shootout with deputies
An Oregon man killed in a shootout with sheriff’s deputies had been awaiting trial on domestic violence charges involving his wife, authorities said.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 10:33 a.m.
N. Idaho deputies cleared in shootout with Blanchard man
Three northern Idaho sheriff’s deputies involved in a shootout with a Blanchard man have been cleared of any wrongdoing.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 9:06 p.m.
California shooter was frequent subject of police calls
For months before a shooting rampage that killed five people, a violent feud brewed among the gunman and his neighbors on a dirt road in a tiny rural community in …
Sat., July 16, 2016, 4:27 p.m.
Restaurant apologizes for asking deputies not to eat there
Restaurant owner’s son has apologized to law enforcement officers, and free meals will be offered Monday to any officer after word spread that the restaurant did not want them to …
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015, 1:30 p.m.
FBI investigating shooting of rancher by Idaho deputies
The FBI is investigating the shooting death of an Adams County rancher by sheriff’s deputies for possible federal criminal violations by the officers. U.S. Attorney for Idaho Wendy Olson announced …
Fri., July 17, 2015, 12:20 p.m.
Chattaroy woman suspected of murdering 5-year-old nephew
A Chattaroy woman accused of beating her 5-year-old nephew to death in April was arrested Thursday on a second-degree murder charge.
Sat., Feb. 15, 2014
Deputy’s firing challenged
A dispute over the firing of a Spokane County deputy caught having sex on duty has increased tensions between Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and his force. The Spokane County Deputy Sheriffs …
Fri., Nov. 2, 2012
Sheriff eyes arbitration law
Determined to rid his agency of a handful of rogue law enforcement officers and restore public trust in law enforcement, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich is asking state lawmakers to …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2011
County stands by deputies in lawsuit
Spokane County will stand behind two sheriff’s deputies who broke a Spokane Valley man’s rib and punctured his lung when they were dispatched to help him in September 2009. County …
Tue., Dec. 22, 2009, 7:40 a.m.
Two Pierce County deputies shot, hospitalized
Two sheriff’s officers responding to a dispute between two brothers were shot by one of the men lying in wait after being welcomed into the home by the other, authorities …