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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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A 36-year-old deputy with 2 months of service to the Randolph County Sheriff's Office was shot and killed in an ambush attack at the county jail in Huntsville on June 22.
Every deputy must complete a minimum of two vehicle intercepts HCSO driving instructors scrutinize and evaluate deputies' driving technique, vehicle positioning, and radio transmissions.
The man fired three shots, hitting a second deputy in the upper torso.
Following are the names of the chairmen and deputy chairmen appointed by the Board for 2005:
A sign for the Deputy Sheriff Steven Sorensen Memorial Highway was unveiled Wednesday in a Lancaster sheriff's station ceremony that included Sorensen's widow.
Larkin Martin, Managing Agent, Martin Farm, Courtland, Alabama, named deputy chairman.
Pulled out of the truck, the naked man ran at a deputy,hit him in the face with a bunch of keys and tried to get into the deputy's patrol car.
appoints three of these directors and designates one of its appointees as chairman and a second as deputy chairman.
The deputy was getting into his vehicle when he heard a pop and saw a bullet ricochet off the ground.
The woman said the deputy told her he would not arrest her -- after she told him she was driving without her driver's license while on probation -- if she engaged in a sexual encounter with him, county officials said.
Currently, the department has 600 patrol deputy positions vacant, 393 of them filled using overtime.
LANCASTER - Sheriff's motorcycle Deputy Pierre Bain took it seriously that so many people died in his city from speeding, running red lights and other bad driving.
Although the beginning salary range for a deputy trainee is $43,704-$49,392 a year, Personnel Administration Capt.
County officials disputed Baca's contention that the high inmate-to- deputy ratio is the result of a $167 million cut from his budget since fiscal 2002-03.
Two bloodhounds led deputies from the shell casings to two apartment units at the other side of the complex, Deputy Mark Round said.
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