French Valley jail re-named after respected retired sheriff

French Valley jail re-named after respected retired sheriff

The Southwest Detention Center in French Valley now has a new name and a fitting one. After the July 25 meeting of the Riverside County Board of Supervisors, suspects in southwest Riverside County will now be booked at the Cois M. Byrd Detention Center. Byrd, a Riverside Polytechnic High School graduate who served as Riverside […]

Board authorizes sheriff to raise rates for use of deputies

RIVERSIDE – The Board of Supervisors approved Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff’s request to hike the rates charged to cities and other contract entities for the use of patrol deputies. The rate increase will be retroactive to July 1, 2015, and is needed to recoup higher operational costs incurred by the sheriff’s department over the past year. Under the […]

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