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July 29, 1993 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sheriff Sherman Block suggested Wednesday that he--not the sergeant from the Pico Rivera Sheriff's station who has decided to challenge him in the 1994 election--has the support of rank and file deputies, and he differed with the sergeant on the handling of citizen complaints. In discussing his candidacy, Sgt. John R.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 1994
Another opponent of Sheriff Sherman Block's bid for reelection to a fourth term, Sheriff's Sgt. John R. Stites II, has purchased cable television advertising in an attempt to keep Block from amassing a majority of votes in Tuesday's election and avoiding a runoff. A spokesman for Stites said the purchase totals about $35,000.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 1994
Another opponent of Sheriff Sherman Block's bid for reelection to a fourth term, Sheriff's Sgt. John R. Stites II, has purchased cable television advertising in an attempt to keep Block from amassing a majority of votes in Tuesday's election and avoiding a runoff. A spokesman for Stites said the purchase totals about $35,000.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 29, 1994
* Duties: The sheriff is in charge of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, with over 8,000 sworn deputies and about 4,000 non-sworn personnel. The department is the fourth-largest police agency in the country, with jurisdiction over 42 cities and unincorporated county areas with a combined population of more than 2.5 million. * Major candidates: Five candidates are opposing Sheriff Sherman Block's bid for a fourth term, but none are politically well known.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 16, 1993 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A challenger to the reelection of Los Angeles County Sheriff Sherman Block charged this week that the department is suffering from poor morale and that the ailing Block no longer has the capability to "give the job 100% effort." Morale among deputies in the Sheriff's Department is low, said homicide Detective Gilbert Carrillo, in part because "no one over the rank of sergeant ever seems to get disciplined." Carrillo is one of three announced rank-and-file candidates against Block's reelection.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 28, 1993 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A patrol sergeant with 13 years experience in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has become the first challenger to ailing three-term incumbent Sherman Block in next year's election. John R. Stites II, 40, assigned to the Pico Rivera station, said he is entering the race to champion the interests of rank-and-file deputies in what he characterized as a mismanaged bureaucracy. Stites also pledged to work to get more deputies "out on the streets rather than behind desks."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 29, 1994
* Duties: The sheriff is in charge of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, with over 8,000 sworn deputies and about 4,000 non-sworn personnel. The department is the fourth-largest police agency in the country, with jurisdiction over 42 cities and unincorporated county areas with a combined population of more than 2.5 million. * Major candidates: Five candidates are opposing Sheriff Sherman Block's bid for a fourth term, but none are politically well known.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 16, 1993 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A challenger to the reelection of Los Angeles County Sheriff Sherman Block charged this week that the department is suffering from poor morale and that the ailing Block no longer has the capability to "give the job 100% effort." Morale among deputies in the Sheriff's Department is low, said homicide Detective Gilbert Carrillo, in part because "no one over the rank of sergeant ever seems to get disciplined." Carrillo is one of three announced rank-and-file candidates against Block's reelection.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 29, 1993 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sheriff Sherman Block suggested Wednesday that he--not the sergeant from the Pico Rivera Sheriff's station who has decided to challenge him in the 1994 election--has the support of rank and file deputies, and he differed with the sergeant on the handling of citizen complaints. In discussing his candidacy, Sgt. John R.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 28, 1993 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A patrol sergeant with 13 years experience in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has become the first challenger to ailing three-term incumbent Sherman Block in next year's election. John R. Stites II, 40, assigned to the Pico Rivera station, said he is entering the race to champion the interests of rank-and-file deputies in what he characterized as a mismanaged bureaucracy. Stites also pledged to work to get more deputies "out on the streets rather than behind desks."
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