deputy sheriff

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n deputy sheriff someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
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Usage

In literature:

He was handcuffed to Sheriff Plummer, and, as a further precaution, was flanked on either side by a stalwart deputy.
"The Mysterious Murder of Pearl Bryan" by Unknown
Deputy Sheriff Mannix was sitting in his little office alone.
"The Coyote" by James Roberts
Sheriff or no sheriff, deputies or no deputies, if they're lookin' fer the Padre for murder I say it's a jumped-up fake.
"The Golden Woman" by Ridgwell Cullum
He said he must see you at once, because he's the deputy sheriff.
"Mixed Faces" by Roy Norton
It was beginning to look as if young Deputy Sheriff Wilson had really started things moving.
"When the West Was Young" by Frederick R. Bechdolt
And before the young ladies could make a comment the deputy-sheriff, with Alden Lytton in custody, passed out.
"Victor's Triumph" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
Thus they all remained until sunrise, when the Major, attended by the Deputy Sheriff and half a dozen constables, arrived.
"Hidden Hand" by Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
Three have been made deputy sheriffs.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
I'm not a vigilante, and you're not a sheriff, nor even a 'deputy.
"The One-Way Trail" by Ridgwell Cullum
The sheriff's special deputy put his hands on the prisoner's shoulders and tried to force him down into his seat.
"The Bondboy" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
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In news:

Humboldt County Sheriff's Office deputies uncovered about 300 pounds of processed marijuana Sunday in the garage and shed of a Fortuna property believed to be bank-owned and vacant, according to a press release.
Retiring San Bernardino County Sheriff Rod Hoops was accused by a former deputy chief of trying to sway the Board of Supervisors to replace him with Assistant Sheriff John McMahon.
The retired sheriff's deputy defeated Republican Sean Donovan to replace retiring Sheriff Simon Leis.
Jackson County Sheriff's deputies were involved in a car chase Thursday evening, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.
A Broward County sheriff's deputy who was struck and seriously hurt by a car in Palm Beach County this week is " in good spirits ," Sheriff Al Lamberti said Friday.
Sheriff Eric J Weaknecht, who traveled to Hollywood with Alicea Pagerly, widow of Deputy Sheriff Kyle D Pagerly, and Jynx , confirmed that Gabe from the military dogs category won.
Savannah Pagerly, the daughter of slain Berks County Deputy Sheriff Kyle D Pagerly, and her grandmother, Michelle Moyer, with Jynx on Thursday at the Berks County Services Center.
Waxahachie – Sheriff Johnny Brown swore in Hunter Barnes as a patrol deputy with the Ellis County Sheriff's Office this past week.
Authorities should have done more to protect a locksmith from a distraught, armed homeowner who gunned down the man and a deputy sheriff, the locksmith 's widow says in a wrongful death claim against Stanislaus County.
81, retired Army Staff Sargent and former Volunteer Deputy Sheriff for the Grays Harbor Fire District #10 in Wishkah Valley, died November 15, 2012, at his home in Aberdeen.
Worcester County Deputy Sheriff Eric Spafford explains the capabilities of the Mobile Command Unit.
Masseuse calls 911 from deputy sheriff's home.
The deputy sheriff had been following the gray and black Chevrolet closely for an inordinate amount of time, thought the car's owner.
On November 8, 2012 at 0830 hrs Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports that Sheriff's Deputies arrested Gary D Vagg age 38 of 6771 County Road 129 Ovid , NY.
On October 10, 2012 at 1130 Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports that Sheriff's Deputies arrested George G Stetson Jr age 29 of 246 East Main Street Apt #3 Palmyra NY.
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