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Synonyms for deputy

one who stands for another

a person who holds a position auxiliary to another and assumes some of the superior's responsibilities

Synonyms for deputy

someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies

an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent

a member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France)

a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others

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Samuel testified at a hearing that he did not tell deputies he was on parole until after he was handcuffed and seated in the back of the patrol car, according to the ruling.
Upon arrival, the deputies surprised two males who were stripping an automobile.
Once deputies determine that a vehicle contains a suspected felon or an impaired driver, they do not take any overt action that might alert the occupants of the target vehicle of impending law enforcement action.
While in the field and using the Dolphin 7900s, deputies scan the barcode on the individual's file, which then automatically populates the software's interface with the necessary information about the specific case.
Once at the Avenue Q-4 home, deputies were told that the assailant was returning to his house on Dunmore.
He died in a gunbattle during which deputies used road flares to set fire to the shed in which he was hiding.
The man, identified as 33-year-old Larry Duncan of Lancaster, was taken to Antelope Valley Hospital to be checked for injuries suffered in the fight with deputies as well as the effects of the suspected drugs, sheriff's officials said.
The couple called sheriff's deputies and met them at the bottom of the hill on Sierra Highway.
A half-dozen deputies had been at the apartment for about an hour and were waiting for narcotics detectives to arrive just before noon Thursday when a bullet whizzed by from somewhere outside the complex, officials said.
Lancaster sheriff's deputies cited 25 people and arrested two for misdemeanor fireworks possession or related infractions, such as drinking in public.
Concerned that agencies contracting with the Sheriff's Department are snapping up a limited number of deputies, Sheriff Lee Baca said Wednesday he has instituted a policy to ensure equitable distribution.
LAKE ELIZABETH - An aerospace engineer who had assaulted his girlfriend was shot and wounded inside his home by sheriff's deputies who answered her 911 call, authorities said Wednesday.
Sorensen's killer died in a fiery shootout with other deputies.
A week of racially charged riots at Los Angeles County Jails has sparked criticism of Sheriff Lee Baca's performance, with questions arising over the management of his department and whether he has done enough to recruit and deploy his deputies.
Some 21,000 Los Angeles County Jail inmates remained locked down in their cells Monday as Sheriff Lee Baca faced increasing criticism over the shortage of deputies to secure the facilities and prevent racial rioting.