Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office

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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.


File photo: Philadelphia Sheriff 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.


File photo: Philadelphia Sheriff 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.


(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.


(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.


(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.



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 […]


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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.