Los Angeles County Sheriff

Sheriff Alex Villanueva

Sheriff Alex Villanueva

About Sheriff Villanueva

Alex Villanueva is the 33rd Sheriff of Los Angeles County, and he is the first Spanish-speaking sheriff in the county. In 2018, retired sheriff’s lieutenant Villanueva defeated incumbent Sheriff Jim McDonell, becoming the first to unseat the incumbent in over 100 years. Sheriff Villanueva also became the first Democratic Sheriff in LA County in almost 140 years.

LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva

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