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.

Why LA County's Sheriff opposes California's 'sanctuary state' bill

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

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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

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.

from Olney in L.A.

It’s been a year since Proposition 47 passed. That’s the measure that reduced some drug and property crimes from felonies to misdemeanors.

A Year of Prop 47

It’s been a year since Proposition 47 passed. That’s the measure that reduced some drug and property crimes from felonies to misdemeanors.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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