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Red Flags

Colorado lawmakers just passed a "red flag" law to take guns away from dangerous people

The legislation now heads to Democratic Gov. Jared Polis’ desk for his signature.
Tess Owen
4.1.19
jails

Oklahoma sheriff resigns in protest over unsafe jail conditions — including a snake

She said the judge who ordered her to reopen the evacuated jail tried to bribe her.
Tess Owen
3.20.19
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New Mexico Sheriff Still Very Pissed About the Solar Observatory Mystery

"I think it’s chicken shit the way the FBI handled it."
River Donaghey
9.18.18
burrito

Innocent Burrito Was ‘The Only Casualty’ in Car Crash, Sheriff Says

Thoughts and prayers for the burrito.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.25.18
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A Sheriff Went After These Texans for Their 'FUCK TRUMP' Sticker

The sheriff threatened to charge them with disorderly conduct, leading the ACLU to teach him a lesson in "Constitutional Law 101."
Drew Schwartz
11.16.17
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The VICE Morning Bulletin

Puerto Rico begs Congress for emergency cash, Las Vegas sheriff thinks shooter had help, Republicans actually consider banning gun tech used in Vegas, and more.
VICE Staff
10.5.17
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Trump Said He's 'Seriously Considering' Pardoning Sheriff Joe Arpaio

The former Arizona sheriff was recently found guilty of contempt of court in connection with his legacy of encouraging racial profiling.
Drew Schwartz
8.14.17
assault

Hundreds of High School Students Groped During Illegal Drug Search, Suit Alleges

Nine hundred students at a Georgia high school were allegedly invasively searched without a warrant or probably cause in a four-hour, school-wide sweep for drugs.
Kimberly Lawson
6.5.17
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Shaq Wants to Be a Real-Life Sheriff

The former NBA player, recording artist, movie star, and sportscaster said he plans to run in 2020.
Drew Schwartz
5.8.17
officer involved

Video Appears to Show Texas Man Surrender as Deputies Open Fire

Cellphone footage appears to show a 41-year-old man raising at least one of his arms before he is fatally shot by police.
VICE News
9.1.15
officer involved

Cops Say They Needed to Kill John Berry — But This Footage May Contradict That

Five sheriff's deputies, responding a request for psychiatric assistance, attempted to remove John Berry from his vehicle parked outside his family residence. He ended up dead.
Tess Owen
8.25.15