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Sheriff Jewell Williams

(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

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.

04/27/2012