Mobile County Sheriff’s Office

Justice Sues Mobile County Sheriff Over Sexual Harassment

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Justice Department has sued the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office over claims it ignored claims of female jailers who say they are being sexually harassed by male prisoners. The suit filed Wednesday in Mobile says female jail workers are regularly subjected to lewd comments, threats of sexual violence, and male prisoners who expose themselves. The suit…

Sheriff’s Christmas Tree ‘Thugshots’ Rub Some the Wrong Way

Courtesy: Faceboook MOBILE, Ala. (AP) – An Alabama sheriff’s department is being criticized for displaying a photo of a Christmas tree adorned with what it calls “thugshots,” or photos of people who were arrested. The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office used its Facebook page to post a doctored image of a Christmas tree decorated with photos of people wanted for crimes….

Deputies: ‘Wannabe cop’ Wrote Fake Tickets, Had Guns

A Mobile man has been accused of impersonating a police officer. In a post on its official Facebook page, the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday called 24-year-old Douglas Roberts a “wannabe cop.” Capt. Paul Burch says Roberts was portraying himself as a constable while writing tickets in the Mobile area for speeding and illegal parking. Investigators say the citations…