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Los Angeles County, CA June 3, 2014 Election
 Smart Voter Jim McDonnell

Candidate for
Sheriff; County of Los Angeles

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Long Beach Police Chief
  • Served as the second in command in the Los Angeles Police Department
  • Commissioner, Citizens' Commission on Jail Violence (2011-2012)
  • Immediate Past President, Los Angeles County Police Chiefs Association
  • Member of the California Commission on Peace Officers' Standards & Training (POST)
  • Appointed to the U.S. Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence
  • Medal of Valor Recipient, Los Angeles Police Department
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Restore public trust in the integrity and leadership of the LASD
  • Uphold the highest principles of professionalism and constitutional policing through comprehensive training, transparency, and accountability
  • Implement the detailed blueprint for reform of the LASD crafted by the Citizens' Commission on Jail Violence and work with the Board of Supervisors
Questions on Issues

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Key Endorsements
  • Jackie Lacey, District Attorney, Los Angeles County
  • Richard Riordan, former Mayor of Los Angeles
  • Charlie Beck, Chief of Police, Los Angeles Police Department
Position Papers
"Why I am running" -- a message from the Chief...
My vision for the Sheriff's Department and our community
What will it take....
Achieving a new vision for LASD and our community will require leadership and vision.
The Future of LASD
What will meaningful and lasting reform look like?
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