Laurie smith should immediately resign as santa clara county sheriff. The current sheriff is laurie smith who is the twenty eighth sheriff of santa clara county.
In 1969 she relocated to san jose california for college and to begin her law enforcement career.
Sheriff laurie smith santa clara county. For instance the government code sections 26600 26602 require the sheriff to preserve the peace to make arrests to prevent. Now county officials are stepping in and subpoenas might be on the way. The authority and mandates for the sheriff to provide law enforcement services can be found in several state and local codes.
Smith has a bachelor s degree in administration of justice from san jose state university and a master s degree in business management from california state polytechnic university. Early life and education. Laurie smith is a native of michigan where she lived until completion of high school.
Laurie smith was elected to be the sheriff of santa clara county california in january of 1999 after serving 9 years as assistant sheriff of santa clara county under the watchful eye of sheriff gillingham. 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. Her decision to invoke her fifth amendment right against self incrimination when appearing before a grand jury in a pay to.