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Black Lives Matter protest in front of Sheriff’s department

Black Lives Matter protesters stand outside of the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department on Nov. 3. They were protest the failure to indict any of the officers involved in the killing of Andriene Ludd and the congress campaign of Sheriff Scott Jones. (Photo by Jordan Schuaberger)

Robert Hansen

November 3, 2016

Dozens of Black Lives Matter demonstrators Chanting “Scott Jones, we don’t want you” were gathered in front of the Sacramento County Sheriff’s department holding signs that read “Justice for Adriene Ludd” and “End Police Terror” early this morning. The protest was against the district attorne...

Bera and Jones speak against legalization of marijuana

Democratic U.S. Rep. Ami Bera and his Republican challenger Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones participate in a debate for the highly competitive 7th Congressional District seat at the KVIE television studios in Natomas on Oct. 18. (Photo courtesy of the Sacramento Bee)

Robert Hansen

October 20, 2016

Congressman Ami Bera and Sheriff Scott Jones both said they do not support Proposition 64 during their debate on Tuesday at KVIE studio in Natomas. Proposition 64 would legalize recreational use of in Calif. for adults over the age of 21. “I absolutely do not support Proposition 64,” Jones said....

Carmichael man never fired at police, sheriff says

A police officer photographs the scene of a shooting that left one man dead on Cypress Avenue near Garfield Avenue on Thursday. Adrienee Ludd was killed by police during a confrontation, although he did not fire his gun. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

John Ferrannini

October 24, 2015

Update, Feb. 25, 2016 at 5:43.: An earlier version of this story incorrectly spelled Adriene Ludd's name as Adrienne Ludd. This led to his name not showing up in the ARC database when his name was searched to verify that he was a student at ARC. Ludd did attend ARC. Update, Oct. 26, 2015 at 2:54...

One dead in police shooting near ARC

Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones spoke to the press Thursday at the scene of a shooting that left one dead less than two miles from American River College. The deceased man shot at three police officers, who returned fire, said Jones. (Photo by Kevin Sheridan)

John Ferrannini

October 22, 2015

Update, Feb. 25, 2016 at 5:22 p.m.: An earlier version of this story incorrectly spelled Adriene Ludd's name as Adrienne Ludd. Update, Oct. 24, 2015 at 11:58 a.m.: In spite of the initial statements from Sheriff Scott Jones reported in this article, the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department said Friday ...

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