In which we look back on all the strange, infuriating and preposterous things that went down in 2018 and say, “Sayonara!”
This marks the second consent decree imposed on the county jail system—the fifth largest in California—since last month.
John Hirokawa forced his former boss into her first runoff, but Sheriff Laurie Smith still managed to secure a commanding lead.
After three years of negotiations, the county has reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit over unconstitutional jail conditions.
Newly unearthed records reveal how the sheriff candidate helped Morrissey keep his job, get good assignments and sue Santa Clara County.
Santa Clara County has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by former inmate Rikki Martinez, who says he was brutally beaten by jail guards.
Don Morrissey, a twice-demoted deputy who recently resigned as union president, is set to give up his badge this weekend.
The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office has far exceeded its overtime budget in the past six years, according to a newly published audit.
The texting scandal cost sheriff challenger John Hirokawa an endorsement from the Santa Clara County Democratic Club.
The ex-undersheriff says he neglected to refile a candidate statement out of confusion and because the county misinformed him.