The future of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is unclear. Sheriff Jim McDonnell faced two challengers in the primary election and was forced into a runoff by retired LASD Lieutenant Alex Villanueva. PPOA will host a debate between both candidates on July 23rd in order to help members of this association, the department and the public decide who is most capable of leading the world's largest sheriff's department.
Seating is limited and this event will likely be sold out, please register for the event as walk-in seating may not be available.
This debate will be moderated by Adrienne Alpert, veteran reporter with ABC7 and host of Eyewitness Newsmakers, a weekly program dedicated to local LA-area issues.
Debate panelists include:
- Brian Moriguchi - President of the Professional Peace Officers Association
- Marcel Rodarte - Executive Director of the CA Contract Cities Association
- Marjorie Green - League of Women Voters of Los Angeles, Co-chair of their Committee on Criminal Justice Reform