UPDATE: Santa Clara County Supervisors Unanimously Support 'No Confidence' Vote for Sheriff Laurie Smith
Santa Clara County Supes Consider No Confidence Vote On Embattled Sheriff Laurie SmithThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will consider a resolution declaring no confidence in Sheriff Laurie Smith at its next meeting Tuesday.
UPDATE: Embattled Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith Defies Calls for ResignationSanta Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith on Tuesday addressed calls by San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and others for her to step down, saying she will not resign.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo Calls For Santa Clara Sheriff Laurie Smith To ResignSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo on Monday called for the resignation of longtime Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith, citing multiple issues involving the sheriff's office during her tenure.
Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office Launches Extremist Task Force Ahead Of Biden InaugurationOne week after the siege of the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump's supporters and days before President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in, the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office has launched a newly formed task force to “combat right-wing terrorists.”
Concealed Weapons Permit Scandal Grows; Grand Jury Indicts Santa Clara County Undersheriff, Sheriff’s Captain, Apple Security ExecutiveA grand jury has issued two indictments charging Santa Clara County Undersheriff Rick Sung, Sheriff’s Captain James Jensen, a local business owner and the head of Global Security for Apple with bribery in the concealed weapons permit scandal, prosecutors announced Monday.
Santa Clara County Undersheriff Rick Sung Indicted; New Indictment For Captain Accused In CCW Bribery ScandalA grand jury has indicted Santa Clara County Undersheriff Rick Sung and added an additional indictment against a captain linked to a concealed weapons permit scandal that has rocked the Sheriff's Office.
Guilty Pleas In Santa Clara County Concealed Gun Permit Scandal Two former managers of a Silicon Valley international security firm pleaded guilty Monday to charges related to a bribery scheme to obtain concealed firearms permits.
Former CEO Involved In Alleged Santa Clara County Sheriff Corruption Scheme Pleads GuiltyThe former CEO of a South Bay security firm entered guilty pleas on two counts of felony conspiracy connected to an alleged corruption scheme involving the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office.
Santa Clara County Sheriff's Captain Among 4 Indicted In DA's Corruption ProbeThe Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office announced Friday that four people -- including a Santa Clara County Sheriff's captain -- have been indicted by a grand jury on felony bribery and conspiracy charges in a scheme tied to Sheriff Laurie Smith's reelection campaign.
Santa Clara County Sheriff Defends Jail Reform Report, Denies Sex Assault ClaimSanta Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith issued statements Tuesday evening after receiving criticism for a jail reform report she requested be commissioned that ended up not being heard by the county’s Board of Supervisors.
After Inmate’s Death, Santa Clara Co. Cadets Receive Training On Handling Mentally Ill InmatesAfter three Santa Clara County correctional officers were charged with murder in the death of a mentally ill inmate, a new group of cadets receive training in crisis intervention as they prepare to graduate.