When Will a Review Of Smith’s Office Matter?

Smith’s office has been failing for years and the evidence has been in front of us, deputies and the public. It’s time to stand up and work together for something better or walk away and let failure find rock bottom.

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What Is To Political?

Recently the DSA President sent an email out to the DSA to address some rumors and attacks he and the DSA have been on the receiving end of. I must admit, I know a bit about the DSA president and his ups and downs over the years with the sheriff and within the office. I…

…As You Wish to be Treated

I know, I’m slacking. I just don’t have the patience with this. It’s a lot of work for little return and a lot of frustration. There are a ton of items on my list, I imagine I will get to them at some point, maybe; for the moment, this a particular soundbyte has been chafing…

Board of Supervisors Needs To Implement Oversight Now

“I think the overarching question is, ‘What can and should we do to provide some oversight to make sure something like this never happens again?’” said Supervisor Simitian.¬† I read this statement earlier today and I remain confounded at the reality the Board of Supervisors is ignoring in regards to Sheriff Laurie Smith. The Sheriff’s…

Sheriff Laurie Smith’s Beyond Thunderdome

Do Not Let Sheriff Smith’s Office Investigate Latest Jail Incident! Current reports are that a 64 year old inmate is at the hospital, reportedly brain dead according to sources inside the jail, severely beaten by his cellmate. I can’t stress this enough. I just read the Mercury News story and got off the phone with…

10th International Police Training Program

The information provided on the county site is negligible, literally a one sentence memo from the sheriff: “Laurie Smith, Sheriff, will travel to the Republic of Korea to attend the Tenth International Police Training Program on May 20-28, 2017.” Pretty uninformative when it comes to sending someone overseas — and yes it is on our…