Cecil Rhambo Enters Contentious L.A. County Sheriff’s Race

Los Angeles, CA–Recently I was asked by L.A Focus Newspaper to write an article on Cecil Rhambo who has entered the Sheriffs race against Alex Villanueva. We were not able to set an interview until after the holidays so stay tuned for more in depth coverage. 

Note: I do not endorse political candidates I just provide you the necessary information so you can stay up to date.

As demands for accountability and reform inside the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department grow louder and controversies continue to engulf its current leader, Alex Villanueva, the 2022 L.A. County Sheriff’s election will be one of the most important races on L.A’s political landscape this June and LAX Chief of Police Cecil Rhambo is emerging as one of its strongest contenders.

Rhambo spent more than 33 years with LAPD, followed by a three-year stint at Carson Assistant City Manager from 2014 to 2017 and two years as Compton City Manager before taking on his current position as Chief of Police for the Los Angeles International Airport, the largest police agency in the nation dedicated exclusively to 24-hour airport activities and the fourth largest law enforcement agency in Los Angeles County, with more than 1,100 law enforcement, security and staff.

As current Sheriff Alex Villanueva continues to clash with various departments across the County–including the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, The County Board of Supervisors, as well as civilian oversight committees, Rhambo proposes policing measures that are more collaborative. 

Read Full Article: Rhambo Emerges as Key Challenger in Contentious L.A. County Sheriff’s Race

Photo: L.A Mag

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