Inside the Pasco County Sheriff's Department: A Special Report - St. Petersburg Times
In their Pulitzer Prize winning series, St. Petersburg Times writers Lucy Morgan and Jack Reed reveal the corruption within the Pasco County Sheriff's Department, starting with John M. Short.
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Jack Reed and Lucy Morgan reveal how Sheriff John M. Short takes advantage of his position as Sheriff.
Lucy Morgan explains Sheriff John M. Short's secret investigation.
"Pasco Sheriff Short Indicted" - Lucy Morgan - St. Petersburg Times | New sheriff is old hand at filling inAugust 25, 1984
A new sheriff takes the place of John M. Short, who is suspended due to fraud.
"Some Deputies Had Records Before Being Hired" - Lucy Morgan - St. Petersburg Times | Pasco deputy did not reveal arrest recordFebruary 26, 1984
Lucy Morgan reveals more questionable acts from the Pasco County Sheriff's department.
Lucy Morgan explains the death of Joseph H. Donahue.
"Public Duties, Private Business Overlap in Pasco" - Jack Reed and Lucy Morgan - St. Petersburg TimesDecember 11, 1983
Jack Reed and Lucy Morgan reveal more of Pasco County's sheriff John M. Short's suspicious business.
Pasco County's sheriff's department used young girls in a drug investigation.
Sheriff John M. Short gets heated during a phone interview when asked about "Operation CUP."
Lucy Morgan reveals that many Pasco County Sheriff employees did not disclose important personal information when hired.
Sheriff John M. Short gives special treatment to the people he likes.
A study was done to examine the way Sheriff John M. Short runs his department. The study is now forcing him to ...
"Short, Six Others Indicted In Pasco County" - Lucy Morgan and David K. Rogers - St. Petersburg TimesOctober 25, 1984
Sheriff John M. Short of Pasco County and six others were indicted based on the investigation of the department.
Pasco County Sheriffs destroyed evidence from a murder case that was critical to solving it.
"Indictment Sparks Anger—and Jubilation" - Jan Glidewell, Jeff Testerman and Dan LeDuc - St. Petersburg TimesAugust 25, 1984
Sheriff John M. Short's indictment caused an uproar amongst his friends and backers.
Pasco County Sheriff, John M. Short's suspicious acts are being investigated once again.
The hiring process at Pasco County's sheriff department is unethical and is done by Sheriff John Short's close friend.
"Undercover Detective at Heart of 'Operation CUP' Investigation" - Lucy Morgan - St. Petersburg TimesDecember 7, 1983
The undercover investigation "Operation CUP" was conducted by two sheriffs.