Now county officials are stepping in and subpoenas might be on the way. And criminals are going free in santa clara courts.
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.
Sheriff laurie smith. 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. She lets criminals get away with so much it s unreal. Four people including top brass in the santa clara county sheriff s office have been indicted in bribery schemes for donations to sheriff laurie smith s reelection campaign in exchange for gun.
One of the defendants in the bribery case against a commander and volunteers for the political campaign of santa clara county sheriff laurie smith plead guilty monday and is cooperating with the. Supervisors voted unanimously to extend subpoena powers to committee to obtain files. 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.
Vote no and let s get someone in there who can do the job and give our police the ability to actually put criminals where they belong in jail. Early life and education. James jensen attorney christopher schumb attorney harpaul nahal and milpitas weapons manufacturer mike nichols are accused of conspiring with as solution inc an international security company to offer a 90 000 bribe to obtain permits for the company s executive protection agents.
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. However sheriff laurie smith has not been charged though the investigation continues. Laurie smith should immediately resign as santa clara county sheriff.
Laurie smith born 1952 is sheriff of santa clara county california and the first female county sheriff in the history of the state. Crime is going up. Laurie smith is a native of michigan where she lived until completion of high school.
In 1969 she relocated to. Laurie smith is a terrible sheriff. You will recall how on multiple occasions you sexually harassed me the officer wrote in the letter which was sent specifically to sheriff smith.
Now county officials are stepping in and subpoenas might be on the way. Her decision to invoke her fifth amendment right against self incrimination when appearing before a grand jury in a pay to.