Sheriff Bianco says no to enforcing governor’s stay-at-home orders

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco said deputies will not enforce any part of Gov. Gavin Newsom's revised stay-at-home order, joining other sheriffs throughout the state Friday, Nov. 20 who affirmed that no resources will be dedicated to enforcing it. "To ensure Constitutional rights are not violated and to limit potential negative interactions and exposure to our deputies, we will not be responding to calls for service based solely on non-compliance with the new order, or social distancing and mask guidelines,'' Bianco said in a statement released Thursday night. The sheriff noted that it is "important that all of us do everything we can to protect ourselves'' from coronavirus risks, but as he did in March when he declined to enforce Newsom's original stay-at-home or
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