The accusations against santa clara county sheriff laurie smith came to light in april after one of the men a 30 year correctional officer submitted his letter of retirement kgo reported. Courtesy of gary brady in the early 90s laurie smith was one of three assistant sheriffs and a potential heir apparent to sheriff chuck gillingham left.
Undersheriff apple security chief businessman indicted in bribery schemes defendants include santa clara county sheriff laurie smith s second in command.
Sheriff laurie smith news. Her decision to invoke her fifth amendment right against self incrimination when appearing before a grand jury in a pay to. Now county officials are stepping in and subpoenas might be on the way. Supervisors voted unanimously to extend subpoena powers to committee to obtain files.
Latest news biztimes biz 3d. Santa clara county sheriff laurie smith after months of negotiation refuses to sign an agreement allowing a civilian law enforcement watchdog access to critical records. Undersheriff rick sung a fierce supporter of sheriff laurie smith is the fifth person and second commander in the agency to be indicted in what has become the biggest political scandal in recent.
Laurie smith born 1952 is sheriff of santa clara county california and the first female county sheriff in the history of the state. Santa clara county sheriff laurie smith after months of negotiation refuses to sign an agreement allowing a civilian law enforcement watchdog access to critical records. Now county officials are stepping in and subpoenas might be on the way.
County officials step in after sheriff laurie smith refuses to release records to oversight group supervisors voted unanimously to extend subpoena powers to committee to obtain files. You will recall how on multiple occasions you sexually harassed me the officer wrote in the letter which was sent specifically to sheriff smith. Then assistant sheriff laurie smith in june 1998 shortly after finishing first in a primary for the county s top cop.
San jose sheriff laurie smith s right hand man has been indicted by a grand jury for his alleged role in a scheme to trade concealed weapons permits for donations to smith s 2018 re. Laurie smith should immediately resign as santa clara county sheriff.