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COLUMN: Sheriff’s Briefing – Minnesota, Land of 10,000 Mistakes

Sheriff-Coroner Eric Taylor writes about the rift between the public and law enforcement and the importance of safe policing.

Sheriff Eric Taylor. Photo provided.

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COLUMN: Sheriff’s Briefing—We are sorry for your loss

Sheriff-Coroner Eric Taylor writes about how his office handles death cases and the importance of it to our community.

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COLUMN: Captain’s Log— The closing of the Captain’s Log

In his new role, Sheriff Eric Taylor writes that he strives to never get to high, never get to low, and just “Stay Focused.”  

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COLUMN: Captain’s Log—The Politics of Policing

Captain Eric Taylor with the SBC Sheriff's Office writes about what inspired him to work in law enforcement, and how the job has become increasingly politicized.

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COLUMN: Captain’s Log—Victims of gangsters or gangsters as victims? Chapter 3

In this third installment, Captain Eric Taylor with the SBC Sheriff's Office writes about what he sees as top concerns related to Hispanic criminal street gangs.

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COLUMN: Captain’s Log—Victims of gangsters or gangsters as victims? Chapter 2

In this second installment, Captain Eric Taylor with the SBC Sheriff's Office writes about how and why Hispanic criminal street gangs have proliferated in the region.

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COLUMN: Captain’s Log—Victim of gangsters or gangsters as victims?

Captain Eric Taylor with the SBC Sheriff's Office writes the first in a series of columns about the evolution of Hispanic criminal street gangs in California. Taylor has spent the majority of his career in gang enforcement, disruption and intervention.

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COLUMN Captain’s Log: How to Save a Life—Chapter 2

Eric Taylor with the SBC Sheriff's Office writes about responding to a recent standoff on Churchill Road.

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COLUMN: Captain’s Log—How to save a life

Eric Taylor with the Sheriff's Office writes about responding to a drowning and "the heroism shown by many people yesterday."

San Benito County Sheriff Captain Eric Taylor. Photo provided.

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COLUMN: Captain’s Log—Policing by Consent

SBC Sheriff Captain Eric Taylor writes that there has been an effort in the last few decades to get back to community policing and development of public trust.

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COLUMN: Captain’s Log with SBC Sheriff Captain Taylor

Taylor writes that his column is an effort to bring clarity to the role of law enforcement in our communities of Hollister, San Juan Bautista and San Benito County.