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Sheriff comes out swinging against county supervisors' allegations of jails mismanagement

Original post made on Aug 17, 2021

Embattled Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith said on Tuesday she would support investigations into her management of the county jail system and other allegations, including possible political influence.

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Posted by Not Good Enough
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Aug 17, 2021 at 7:33 pm

Not Good Enough is a registered user.

Drop the denial, Sheriff Smith. You are not doing your job - things are getting worse.
Yes - more money for mental health, in jail and diversion from jail. That is a systemic failure.
But that does not excuse those things preventable and within your control. You refuse to be held accountable or turn over records that allow OCLEM to hold Deputies accountable. The buck always lies elsewhere under your watch. This clearly won't change.
Resign now.

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