- Reporters Desk
LONG BEACH — Long Beach Police Department Chief Jim McDonnell announced, Jan. 13, his intention to run for the Los Angeles County Sheriff in the June 3, 2014.
News that Sheriff Lee Baca was leaving his post made news this past week.
McDonnell has headed the LBPD since 2010. He also served as the second in command in the Los Angeles Police Department, where he served for 29 years with different ranks.
McDonnell also has served on the Citizens’ Commission on Jail Violence, an independent blue ribbon panel.