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The ‘Man in Blue’? Sheriff donates Johnny Cash deputy photo

A sheriff has presented the Johnny Cash Museum proof that the late musician who famously cultivated an image as an outlaw was in fact granted law enforcement authority decades ago.

UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019

Sheriff’s deputy’s car hit in I90 crash involving stolen car, WSP says

A Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy’s squad car was involved in one of two crashes that occurred after a stolen car was pulled over on Interstate 90 near the Havana Street …

UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019

Sheriff’s office releases name of deputy who shot homeless man

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office identified a deputy who shot and killed a homeless man May 4 during a confrontation in Spokane Valley.

UPDATED: Sun., May 5, 2019

Investigation continues in man killed in officer-involved shooting

An officer-involved shooting that killed a man in Spokane Valley continued to be the subject of an investigation, but details remained scant Sunday.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019

Trump chooses Jeffrey Rosen for deputy attorney general

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he intends to nominate Jeffrey Rosen, a longtime litigator and deputy transportation secretary, to replace Rod Rosenstein as deputy attorney general.

Sheriff’s office: Teen shot by deputy during altercation

A 16-year-old boy was shot by a Bannock County sheriff’s deputy after running from a traffic stop here on Friday night, authorities said.

South Carolina mass shooting: Slain deputy mourned

A South Carolina sheriff’s deputy who died from wounds suffered in a mass shooting earlier this month was remembered Sunday at her funeral as a dedicated peace officer who always …

Blackfoot woman charged for role in robberies with suspect who reportedly shot deputy

A Blackfoot woman who reportedly helped the man who shot a Bingham County Sheriff’s Office deputy last week was charged Monday.

BRIEF: Sheriff’s office identifies deputy whose vehicle hit teenage boy

A 13-year-old boy Yakima County sheriff’s officials say was hit by a deputy responding to a Harrah home invasion early Saturday remains in serious condition at a Seattle-area hospital.

Former Washington deputy sentenced in Montana for felony

A former Washington deputy has been given a three-year deferred sentence after he drove through a crash scene and led police on a chase in western Montana while inebriated.

Suspect in deputy’s killing held in maximum-security prison

A man accused of killing a sheriff’s deputy was held in the state’s maximum-security prison on Sunday pending his initial court appearance.

UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018

Fired S. Idaho deputy contends unlawful termination

An ex-deputy in southwestern Idaho authorities say took part in a plan to have inmates attack another inmate has filed notice that he intends to bring a lawsuit contending wrongful …

Man faces maximum murder charge in Pierce County deputy’s death

Prosecutors have now charged a man suspected of killing a Washington state deputy with aggravated first-degree murder after police say a weapon found at the scene was tied to the …

Montana deputy’s vehicle totaled at scene of crash

A Montana sheriff deputy’s patrol vehicle was totaled after it was struck by a tractor-trailer while it was parked along Interstate 90 east of Bozeman at the scene of an …

Suspect in Oregon deputy’s 2007 death arrested in Mexico

A Mexican man who was charged in a crash that killed an Oregon sheriff’s deputy in 2007 and then mistakenly released 10 months ago has been arrested again, authorities said.

Possible suspension after King County deputy draws gun on motorcyclist

A King County Sheriff’s deputy who drew his gun on a motorcyclist while stopped at a red light faces a possible 10-day suspension.

Suspect’s bite severs tip of Oregon deputy’s index finger

Authorities say an Oregon sheriff’s deputy suffered a bite wound while trying to arrest a suspect.

Deputy injured when 2 Idaho jail inmates try to escape

An Idaho jail deputy sustained head injuries after two inmates assaulted the deputy during an escape attempt.

Sheriff asks for FBI investigation fatal shooting by deputy

A Washington sheriff’s is asking the FBI investigate a fatal shooting by one of his deputies.

UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017

Man shot by deputy in Burien was carrying pen, not knife

A man who was fatally shot by a King County Sheriff’s deputy in Burien around midnight June 13 was carrying a pen and not a knife as initially reported, the …

Hundreds of law enforcement personnel to honor slain Montana deputy

Hundreds of law enforcement officers from Montana and surrounding states are expected to attend a memorial service for a sheriff’s deputy who was killed in the line of duty.

Clark County deputy shoots, kills suspected prowler

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office said one of its deputies shot and killed a suspected prowler Sunday morning.

Sheriff’s deputy recovering after assault by inmates

Officials say that a sheriff’s deputy was assaulted by two inmates at the Marion County jail.

Kootenai County deputy patrol car hits, kills pedestrian in Hayden

A Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputy hit and killed a pedestrian on Highway 95 in Hayden early Saturday morning.

Ex-sheriff’s corporal admits choking deputy

A Washington County Sheriff’s Office corporal who was fired last year over domestic violence allegations has pleaded guilty to choking a fellow employee.

North Idaho man wanted on kidnapping charge captured

A northern Idaho man authorities say opened fire on a sheriff’s deputy during a vehicle pursuit and then escaped on foot has been captured.

Pierce County deputy hurt after crashing into four cows

Authorities say a Pierce County sheriff’s deputy has been hospitalized after his patrol vehicle struck four cows that had wandered into the middle of the road in Roy.

Sheriff fires deputy for tossing teen across classroom

A deputy who flipped a disruptive student out of her desk and tossed her across her math class floor was fired on Wednesday. The sheriff called his actions “unacceptable,” and …

It’s ‘fake meth,’ man tells deputy

A man arrested for driving with a suspended license told a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy a bag of white crystals was “fake meth.”

Spokane deputy’s patrol car damaged in accident

An 18-year-old late for classes this morning hit a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy’s patrol car on Interstate 90 in Spokane Valley.