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December 17, 1992
A memorial service for former Orange County Sheriff James A. Musick, who died Tuesday, will be Monday at Calvary Chapel in Santa Ana. Musick, who was 82, was elected sheriff seven times and served for 28 years before retiring in 1975. He was also a former professional football player. The service begins at 11 a.m. at the church, 3800 S. Fairview St. A private graveside service will precede the public service, Sheriff's Lt. Dick Olson said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 1, 1999 | JACK LEONARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move that could alter plans to build a controversial maximum-security jail near Irvine, Sheriff Mike Carona on Thursday lowered the projection for the number of inmate beds needed to ease overcrowding over the next decade. In an interview with The Times, Carona said the county needs 5,100 extra beds by 2010 if it hopes to alleviate pressure on a jail system already bursting at the seams. For some who oppose any expansion at James A.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 16, 1992 | GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Orange County Sheriff James A. Musick, a one-time professional football player who rose through law enforcement ranks and was elected to office seven times, died Tuesday in Santa Ana. He was 82. Sheriff Brad Gates, who succeeded Musick in 1975, described his former boss and mentor in heroic terms Tuesday night. "He was an unbelievable individual who had an aura about him," said Gates, who worked under Musick for 14 years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 31, 1996 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Candidates for the 3rd District supervisorial seat announced competing proposals Tuesday to solve Orange County's severe jail overcrowding problem without expanding the James A. Musick Branch Jail in Irvine. Assemblyman Mickey Conroy (R-Orange) said he would like to see a regional jail and state and federal prison complex built in San Bernardino County at George Air Force Base, which was closed by the Defense Department four years ago. Meanwhile, Conroy's opponent, Deputy Dist. Atty.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 22, 1992 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
About 400 people, including several dozen uniformed law enforcement officers, gathered Monday at a memorial service to mourn former Orange County Sheriff James Andrew Musick, who died last week at 82. "To speak of Jim was to speak of integrity, duty, honor, fairness (and) modesty," Orange County Sheriff Brad Gates said of his predecessor, who was the county's chief law enforcement officer for 28 years, longer than anyone else in history.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 1, 1999 | JACK LEONARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move that could alter plans to build a controversial maximum-security jail near Irvine, Sheriff Mike Carona on Thursday lowered the projection for the number of inmate beds needed to ease overcrowding over the next decade. In an interview with The Times, Carona said the county needs 5,100 extra beds by 2010 if it hopes to alleviate pressure on a jail system already bursting at the seams. For some who oppose any expansion at James A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1994 | DAVID HALDANE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously authorized a study on the possibility of relocating the James A. Musick Branch Jail from Irvine to El Toro Marine Corps Air Station. "It would offer the least expensive land cost," Supervisor Roger R. Stanton said in urging fellow supervisors to authorize the study. "It would not require any condemnation of public property." The study is to be completed within 45 days. The action was taken after Board Chairman Thomas F.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 3, 1993 | KEVIN JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sheriff's Department officials threatened Wednesday to close the James A. Musick Branch Jail, halt the opening of a new jail expansion in Orange and begin releasing some prisoners who have served only 30% of their sentences if it must meet a $6.5-million budget cut. It is the second time in as many months that the Sheriff's Department has threatened to close a jail as a way to solve its portion of a countywide budget crisis.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 31, 1996 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Candidates for the 3rd District supervisorial seat announced competing proposals Tuesday to solve Orange County's severe jail overcrowding problem without expanding the James A. Musick Branch Jail in Irvine. Assemblyman Mickey Conroy (R-Orange) said he would like to see a regional jail and state and federal prison complex built in San Bernardino County at George Air Force Base, which was closed by the Defense Department four years ago. Meanwhile, Conroy's opponent, Deputy Dist. Atty.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 31, 2003 | From Times Staff Reports
Deputies were searching Sunday for Juan Ruiz, 23, who escaped from the James A. Musick Branch Jail, where he was serving a sentence for a narcotics violation, sheriff's officials said. Ruiz is not considered dangerous, they said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1994 | DAVID HALDANE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously authorized a study on the possibility of relocating the James A. Musick Branch Jail from Irvine to El Toro Marine Corps Air Station. "It would offer the least expensive land cost," Supervisor Roger R. Stanton said in urging fellow supervisors to authorize the study. "It would not require any condemnation of public property." The study is to be completed within 45 days. The action was taken after Board Chairman Thomas F.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 3, 1993 | KEVIN JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sheriff's Department officials threatened Wednesday to close the James A. Musick Branch Jail, halt the opening of a new jail expansion in Orange and begin releasing some prisoners who have served only 30% of their sentences if it must meet a $6.5-million budget cut. It is the second time in as many months that the Sheriff's Department has threatened to close a jail as a way to solve its portion of a countywide budget crisis.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 22, 1992 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
About 400 people, including several dozen uniformed law enforcement officers, gathered Monday at a memorial service to mourn former Orange County Sheriff James Andrew Musick, who died last week at 82. "To speak of Jim was to speak of integrity, duty, honor, fairness (and) modesty," Orange County Sheriff Brad Gates said of his predecessor, who was the county's chief law enforcement officer for 28 years, longer than anyone else in history.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 17, 1992
A memorial service for former Orange County Sheriff James A. Musick, who died Tuesday, will be Monday at Calvary Chapel in Santa Ana. Musick, who was 82, was elected sheriff seven times and served for 28 years before retiring in 1975. He was also a former professional football player. The service begins at 11 a.m. at the church, 3800 S. Fairview St. A private graveside service will precede the public service, Sheriff's Lt. Dick Olson said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 16, 1992 | GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Orange County Sheriff James A. Musick, a one-time professional football player who rose through law enforcement ranks and was elected to office seven times, died Tuesday in Santa Ana. He was 82. Sheriff Brad Gates, who succeeded Musick in 1975, described his former boss and mentor in heroic terms Tuesday night. "He was an unbelievable individual who had an aura about him," said Gates, who worked under Musick for 14 years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 12, 2006 | From Times Staff Reports
A 28-year-old man in jail for writing a bad check and being on drugs was missing Monday after walking away from a jail work crew in Brea, officials said. Saul Dimla, an inmate at the James A. Musick Branch Jail, was assigned to work on a flood-control channel when authorities discovered him missing about 11:50 a.m. An Orange County sheriff's spokesman said work crew escapes are rare.
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December 18, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
James A. Musick, former USC fullback and an NFL all-star in 1934, died Tuesday at 82. Musick also was a former Orange County sheriff. Musick played for the Trojans from 1929-31, helping them to Rose Bowl victories in 1930 and 1932, then played with the Boston Braves-Redskins, now the Washington Redskins, until a knee injury ended his career in 1936.
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