O.C. Sheriff Hutchens Announces Retirement Hours After Damaging ACLU Report Released

Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens, in office since 2010, will not seek reelection and endorses Undersheriff Don Barnes to succeed her.

OC Sheriff Sandra Hutchens

Embattled Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens announced today she will not seek another term and plans to retire.

Her announcement came hours after the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California called for her resignation upon releasing a two-year study that found “violent, abusive and unhealthy conditions in Orange County’s jails system, and a record of denial and indifference by the officials in charge, most notably Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens.”

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Author: LStrawther


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