47 Alameda Co. Sheriff’s Deputies Stripped Of Guns, Duties Due To ‘Unsatisfactory’ Psych Exam Scores

ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) — Forty-seven Alameda County sheriff’s deputies were stripped of their weapons and badges over the weekend after an audit revealed that they had received unsatisfactory scores on psychological exams.

30 of them worked at the Santa Rita Jail and 17 were on assignment elsewhere in the county.

The deputies were notified on Friday night that they could no longer make arrests or carry firearms following an audit of psychological exams dating back to 2016 in which the officers got “unsatisfactory” scores.

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