John Hirokawa forced his former boss into her first runoff, but Sheriff Laurie Smith still managed to secure a commanding lead.
San Jose Inside won two awards in the regional Society of Professional Journalists 2018 Excellence in Journalism contest.
Newly unearthed records reveal how the sheriff candidate helped Morrissey keep his job, get good assignments and sue Santa Clara County.
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.
Don Morrissey, the embattled president of the Santa Clara County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association, said he’s ready to step down.
San Jose’s police union pulled its endorsement of retired undersheriff John Hirokawa’s campaign to unseat his former boss, Sheriff Laurie Smith.
Retired Undersheriff John Hirokawa has changed his mind about whether the county should have fired one of his biggest supporters.
A growing number of officers plan to withdraw from the DSA unless the union head resigns for his involvement in an obscene texting scandal.
California’s biggest public safety organization, PORAC, parted ways with twice-demoted deputy and DSA union boss Don Morrissey.