Philadelphia’s new sheriff, Jewell Williams, went before City Council asking for a whopping 25 percent increase in his budget, but he’s backing off for now on his desire to get a new city-issued SUV.
Sheriff Jewell Williams has named Benjamin Hayllar (left) as his top financial advisor and chief deputy for finance and accountability, effective immediately.
There’s a new sheriff in town.
Sheriff Barbara Deeley is turning over much of the $56 million in unclaimed money found in accounts when the previous sheriff, John Green, left office at the end of last year.
As expected, the Pennsylvania Senate has approved Governor Corbett’s recall of Barbara Deeley’s nomination to serve as Philadelphia Sheriff.
Leading the audit team will be Louis Pichini, a former prosecutor who headed the criminal division of the US attorney’s office in Philadelphia.
There’s a new sheriff in town, and for the first time ever, it’s a woman.