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Sheriff Hits Pause on Magistration Pilot After Nine Days, Saying She Needs Help
$500K program would provide counsel to indigent arrestees
"...Travis County Jail was recently put on pause by Sheriff Sally Hernandez over staffing concerns. Now, the sheriff’s office,..."

May 17, 2022 News Post by Brant Bingamon

Sheriff
"...(or, say, Lars von Trier's Most Mundane Police Videos), Sheriff is a jittery riff on the law in rural..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Movie Review by Wells Dunbar

Travis County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Shot Dead Monday Morning
Craig Hutchinson shot and killed in his Round Rock backyard
"...The Travis County Sheriff’s Office is reeling this morning as it begins to..."

July 25, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Former APD Sergeant Liz Donegan Runs for Sheriff
Former Sex Crimes head motivated by response to sexual assault crisis
"...Team (SARRT), Liz Donegan, is officially vying to replace Sheriff Sally Hernandez next year...."

July 22, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Sheriff Sally Hernandez Continues to Do "What’s Right"
Besieged by the state GOP, Hernandez shows no sign of backing down from her immigration policies
"...had time to savor her first-term victory in November's sheriff's race before Gov. Greg Abbott unleashed a torrent of..."

July 7, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Sheriff Over ICE
Dem candidates spar over the TCSO role in immigration
"...to be reviewed for immigration status. The Travis County Sheriff's Office, which runs the local jail system, joined the..."

March 23, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Sheriff Hopefuls: Looking-at-Jail Time
Both McNeill and Hamilton say a new lockup is TCSO's top priority
"...As election day draws nearer, Travis Co. sheriff candidates Duane McNeill and Greg Hamilton have jail on..."

Oct. 8, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

WilCo Sheriff's Office Lawsuit: 'Stuff rolls downhill'
Williamson Co. and its sheriff, James Wilson, could stand trial on civil charges for violating the First Amendment rights of two former deputies and the Texas Whistleblower Act
"...Williamson County and its sheriff, James Wilson, could stand trial on civil charges for..."

Nov. 10, 2006 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Mackowiak Attacks the Sheriff
New Travis County GOP chairman quickly turns to low-hanging fruit
"...steered the local GOP into a hot-button attack against Sheriff Sally Hernandez and Travis County's strategy regarding U.S. Immigra­tions..."

June 30, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Wheat, Chaff Intact in Sheriff's Race
The seven candidates to replace Margo Frasier show few differences at forum
"...running to replace Margo Frasier as the county's next sheriff. During the two-hour forum, the candidates (three Dems and..."

Jan. 30, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Sheriff's Unions Back Eckhardt for Precinct 2 Commissioner
Both unions are at odds with current Commissioner Sonleitner
"...two unions representing 1,300-plus employees of the Travis Co. Sheriff's Office announced that they are throwing their combined clout..."

Dec. 9, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Travis County Sheriff Apologizes for Embarrassing Internal Video
“Motivational” video re-creates galley slave scene from Ben-Hur
"...Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez is in hot water this week after..."

Feb. 15, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Bastrop Sheriff Targets Latino Neighborhood
Faith group calls for meeting
"...local faith-based coalition has put pressure on Bastrop County Sheriff Maurice Cook to meet with them face-to-face to talk..."

July 13, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Despite Opposition, Sheriff 'S-Comm' Hamilton Rolls On
Hamilton holds firm despite 3rd Circuit ruling
"...Since 2009, county law enforcement officials, led by Sheriff Greg Hamilton, have participated in the "Secure Communities" initiative..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature by Tony Cantú

The Sheriff Shooting: A Very Different Story With the Same Ending
The shooting last week of Lennon Johnson by a Travis Co. deputy itself raises questions about the APD shooting last month.
"...rush hour on July 24, after two Travis Co. sheriff's deputies stopped to help a woman in distress on..."

Aug. 1, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

ICE Payback for Sheriff Sally Hernandez's Policy Confirmed
Immigration enforcement agency targeted Travis County
"...fact, a targeted operation in retaliation for Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez's policies, confirming what many had suspected all..."

March 24, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Sheriff: Hernandez Avoids Run-Off
Lakeway Chief Radford comes in distant second
"...avoiding a run-off in the race for Travis County Sheriff kept the Sally Hernandez watch party buzzing all evening...."

March 4, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Sheriff Does Not Deserve a 'Best of Austin'
"...Enforcers [“Best of Austin,” Oct. 17]: Although I applaud Sheriff Greg Hamilton's decision to implement the citation option, the..."

Oct. 20, 2008 Postmarks

Sheriff's Office Draws Heat for Helping ICE
County's willingness to oblige feds prompts backlash
"...at the Travis Co. Jail and the Travis Co. Sheriff's Office's apparent willingness to oblige...."

March 21, 2008 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Travis County Sheriff Won't Play Nice With ICE
TCSO on new "policy on cooperation" with federal immigration agency
"...Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez published her long-awaited policy concerning how her..."

Jan. 20, 2017 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Sheriff's Race ICE Issue
"...Dear Editor, Re: “Sheriff Over ICE” [News, March 23]: This idea that it..."

March 27, 2012 Postmarks

Former APD Sergeant Liz Donegan Runs for Sheriff
Former Sex Crimes head motivated by response to sexual assault crisis

July 26, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

It Ain't Mayberry
Sheriff Candidates Focus on Prisons and Patrol
"...The other candidate for Travis County Sheriff, Alvin Shaw, who is currently serving as Chief Deputy..."

Oct. 18, 1996 News Feature by Audrey Duff

Cold as ICE
Sheriff Greg Hamilton stoutly defends the 'Secure Communities' deportation mill. But growing public and official opposition is working to shut down the line.
"...unanimously to approve a resolution aimed at convincing the sheriff's department to stop using the program, which has become..."

July 4, 2014 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Meet the Candidate: John Sisson
Sheriff candidate calls for end to S-Comm
"...that he won't run for re-election as Travis County sheriff, a position he's held since 2004. Thus far, four..."

July 17, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Bone Tomahawk
Hybrid Western/horror film starring Kurt Russell is a brutal delight
"...Russell plays Franklin Hunt, sheriff of the unaptly named Bright Hope, a dusty little..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Return to Paradise
"...to Paradise misses the mark almost entirely. Collegiate expats Sheriff (Vaughn), doe-eyed Lewis (Phoenix), and architect-to-be Tony (Conrad) are..."

Aug. 14, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

County Candidates Vow to End S-Comm
Sheriff's deportation program becomes campaign issue
"...Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton isn't on this year's election ballot, but..."

Feb. 28, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

S-Comm Emails
Sheriff and ICE eager pen pals
"...some 5,000 undocumented immigrants since 2009 – Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton often suggests his deputies' hands are tied,..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Meet the Candidate: Don Rios
Longtime TCSO officer runs for sheriff
"...that he won't run for re-election as Travis County sheriff, a position he's held since 2004. Thus far, four..."

Aug. 21, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

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