No corrections officers, deputies or inmates were injured, the Sheriff’s Office said.
The internal file on Deputy Kenneth P. Achtyl consists of two documents that total three pages.
It’s beyond belief that the file regarding former Deputy Kenneth P. Achtyl has gone missing. The incompetence and willful disregard for the jo…
Brian Gould, the Democratic Party nominee for Erie County sheriff who is heading into a party primary, has twice been suspended, once in 2014 and again in 2017, records show.
A lawyer for the county said in a recent court filing that his clients don’t know where it is and therefore can't provide it to the opposing attorney.
"Howard’s time in office has been plagued by controversy and even tragedy," writes The News' Editorial Board.
It is the Commission of Correction’s third lawsuit attempting to force Howard to abide by the rules imposed on New York’s local jails.
As dodges go, this one is as obvious as a sunrise, the News Editorial Board says.
"To allow for appointing sheriffs in New York, the state constitution would have to be amended. That requires a vote by two separately elected Legislatures, followed by a public referendum. It could be done by fall of 2023," writes The News' Editorial Board.
The repeal last June of a law that kept police disciplinary records shielded from public view has worked. Cases of misconduct or other misstep…
When Erie County Democrats gathered to bestow endorsements for countywide offices, their decisions proved most significant for those they refused to support.
Among all county employees, 1,226 staffers received $5.9 million in overtime related to the new coronavirus health crisis last year.
One of the top Democratic contenders in the race for Erie County sheriff has made his interest in the post official.