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FBI Raids Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office

The FBI arrived at the sheriff’s office at 100 S. Broad with a search warrant and subpoena for certain records and files.

08/15/2013

(Philadelphia's new sherrif Jewell Williams. Credit: Tony Hanson)

Philadelphia Sheriff Asks City Council For Budget Increase To Hire More Deputies

The Sheriff of Philadelphia has gone hat in hand to City Council, asking for a whopping 30-percent increase in his budget to hire 100 extra deputies.

04/17/2013

(Philadelphia's new sherrif Jewell Williams. Credit: Tony Hanson)

Philadelphia’s New Sheriff Promises To Clean Up Department

There is a new sheriff in town. Jewell Williams has been sworn in as Sheriff of Philadelphia and has promised to clean house in the beleaguered department.

01/03/2012

(Philadelphia city controller Alan Butkovitz with a copy of the audit of the sheriff's department.  Credit: Mark Abrams)

Philadelphia Controller Giving Feds Results Of Sheriff’s Office Audit

Alan Butkovitz says a forensic audit has uncovered evidence that former sheriff John Green allowed a political contributor to essentially take over the sheriff’s real estate division.

11/16/2011

(Philadelphia sheriff Barbara Deeley.  Credit:  Mike DeNardo)

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.

10/13/2011

(File photo of Philadelphia Family Court where the sweep ended Monday morning. credit: CBS 3)

Deadbeat Parents Get No Love On Valentine’s Day

The Philadelphia Sheriff office, in coordination with Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties launched a city-wide sweep for deadbeat parents.

02/14/2011

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Audit Of Philly Sheriff’s Financial Records Continues

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The next step in the case of alleged mishandling of funds in the Philadelphia sheriff’s department gets underway within about a month. City Controller Alan Butkovitz says the initial sheriffs audit is done and […]

01/14/2011

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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.

01/04/2011

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