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Synonyms for deputy

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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The order of questioning by the prosecution created an impression that Samuel revealed his status before the deputies removed him from his car and searched it, the ruling said.
Next, deputies communicate via radio with other units that can respond to assist.
Prior to implementing the Dolphin 7900s, the deputies were hindered by a paper-based process, which was time consuming and prone to inaccuracies.
When deputies got to the Dunmore home, they saw a man -- later identified as Mora -- inside the house holding a knife and with blood on his clothing, according to a sheriff's department account released to the news media.
Deputies kept the use of road flares secret for months, but Los Angeles County district attorney officials later said their use was reasonable and lawful under the circumstances.
Two deputies suffered minor injuries in the fight, sheriff's Sgt.
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.
Minutello was criticized for failing to interact with deputies, missing briefings and exhibiting poor leadership skills, according to the ratings compiled by the Association of Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs, a bargaining unit that represents rank-and-file deputies.
Lancaster sheriff's deputies cited 25 people and arrested two for misdemeanor fireworks possession or related infractions, such as drinking in public.
Los Angeles County supervisors have long been critical of Baca accepting additional law enforcement contracts, saying it gives extra deputies to contract cities at the expense of services for the 1 million people living in unincorporated areas.
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.