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Sheriff Jewell Williams, pictured center of the table, at microphone during a Philadelphia City Council budget hearing. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Sheriff Williams Asks For Extra $3.5-Million Budget, Drops Request For New Car

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.


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Former City Finance Director Named To Similar Spot in Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jewell Williams has named Benjamin Hayllar (left) as his top financial advisor and chief deputy for finance and accountability, effective immediately.


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Dems Sweep Philadelphia Row, Judicial Offices

There’s a new sheriff in town.


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Philadelphia Sheriff Loosens Grip on Previous Sheriff’s Cash Stash

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.



Pa. Senate Accepts Corbett’s Recall Of Philadelphia Sheriff Nominee Deeley

As expected, the Pennsylvania Senate has approved Governor Corbett’s recall of Barbara Deeley’s nomination to serve as Philadelphia Sheriff.


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Former Prosecutor Hired For Audit Of Philly Sheriff’s Books

Leading the audit team will be Louis Pichini, a former prosecutor who headed the criminal division of the US attorney’s office in Philadelphia.


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There’s A New Sheriff In Town, And It’s A Woman

There’s a new sheriff in town, and for the first time ever, it’s a woman.