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December 21, 2014 at 2:37 PM

King Co. sheriff orders mourning bands to be worn in solidarity with NYPD

King County Sheriff John Urquhart sent out an email Sunday morning, directing all of his deputies to wear mourning bands across their badges to show support for the two New York police officers who were ambushed and fatally shot in their patrol car in Brooklyn on Saturday. Sheriff’s deputies don’t typically wear the…

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July 17, 2014 at 11:47 AM

King County deputy found asleep in patrol car is fired

King County Sheriff John Urquhart has fired a deputy who was arrested in Newcastle on New Year’s Eve. The deputy, who was found on-duty and asleep in his patrol car, had prescription drugs in his system, according to a previous statement from the Bellevue Police Department. No details were released on the termination this week of Deputy…

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