Jim McDonnell

Jim McDonnell

Los Angeles County Sheriff

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Jim McDonnell is Sheriff of Los Angeles County. He is a former chief of the Long Beach Police Department.

Jim McDonnell on KCRW

LA County Sheriff Jim McDonnell has come out against a bill that would make California a sanctuary state.

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LA County Sheriff Jim McDonnell has come out against a bill that would make California a sanctuary state.

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President Trump is making good on his promise to build a wall. He's also threatening to cut off federal funding to "sanctuary cities." Why he may not be able to keep that promise.

The Trump threat

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