John Scott

Orange County Sheriff’s Department

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Undersheriff for the Orange County Sheriff's Department and appointed Interim Sheriff of Los Angeles County

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After 15 years as LA County Sheriff, Lee Baca won't be a candidate for re-election.  He retires tomorrow .

There's about to Be a New Sheriff in Town

After 15 years as LA County Sheriff, Lee Baca won't be a candidate for re-election. He retires tomorrow .

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