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June 25, 1992 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sheriff Sherman Block announced Wednesday that he has promoted 29-year department veteran Raymon L. Morris to assistant sheriff, making Morris the highest-ranking African-American in the history of the agency. Morris, 54, said he had been preparing to retire when Block informed him that he would be promoted from division chief to replace the retiring Assistant Sheriff Richard Foreman. Morris will share the department's No. 3 slot with another assistant sheriff, Jerry Harper.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 25, 1992 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sheriff Sherman Block announced Wednesday that he has promoted 29-year department veteran Raymon L. Morris to assistant sheriff, making Morris the highest-ranking African-American in the history of the agency. Morris, 54, said he had been preparing to retire when Block informed him that he would be promoted from division chief to replace the retiring Assistant Sheriff Richard Foreman. Morris will share the department's No. 3 slot with another assistant sheriff, Jerry Harper.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 22, 1993
Raymon L. Morris, the highest-ranking African American in the history of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has announced his retirement as assistant sheriff, one of the top three positions under Sheriff Sherman Block. Morris, 56, of Pomona has had a 31-year career in the Sheriff's Department and was named assistant sheriff in July, 1992, with authority over the county jails, court services and the detective division. His wife, Sheriff's Lt. Wilma Morris, is joining him in retirement.
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