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deputy

Politics a member of the legislative assembly or of the lower chamber of the legislature in various countries, such as France
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This decision, on being made known, utterly crushed the Texan deputies.
But," replied the officer, looking with astonishment at the personage whom he addressed as Monseigneur, "but your Highness surely does not suppose for one instant that the deputies will order Tilly's horse to quit their post?
Felton cast his eyes round for means of escape, and seeing the door free, he rushed into the next chamber, in which, as we have said, the deputies from La Rochelle were waiting, crossed it as quickly as possible, and rushed toward the staircase; but upon the first step he met Lord de Winter, who, seeing him pale, confused, livid, and stained with blood both on his hands and face, seized him by the throat, crying, "I knew it
Meanwhile, Lord de Winter, the deputies, the leaders of the expedition, the officers of Buckingham's household, had all made their way into the chamber.
It happened but too often, according to Plutarch, that the deputies of the strongest cities awed and corrupted those of the weaker; and that judgment went in favor of the most powerful party.
LANCASTER -- An appeals court has thrown out the drug conviction of an Antelope Valley ex-convict because a nearly five-hour traffic stop by sheriff's deputies to initially investigate the licensing on his car went beyond what is constitutional.
However, as the deputies pulled away from the curb, they noticed a car pulling in behind them; a man who fit the physical description on the warrant exited the vehicle.
Vehicle interception rests on the premise that most suspects in vehicles will not flee as long as officers keep their lights and sirens off, thus giving deputies the opportunity to develop a plan of containment.
About half of the unit's staff consists of deputies, who are responsible for accurately collecting related data.
Three people stabbed by Mora at a second house a couple blocks away were reported in critical but stable condition at a hospital, deputies said.
The $5,000 cost to create and install the signs was paid by the Association of Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs, the union representing deputies.
LANCASTER -- A naked motorist who crashed a car into at least one parked vehicle and a building, then tried to steal the truck of two workmen and a sheriff's patrol car, was subdued by deputies using a stun gun and with the help of a neighbor who had followed him.