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The race for L.A. County sheriff

Seven candidates are running to become the next sheriff of Los Angeles County. They are retired Undersheriff Paul Tanaka; Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell; Assistant Sheriff James Hellmold; Assistant Sheriff Todd Rogers; Bob Olmsted, a retired sheriff's commander; Patrick Gomez, a retired sheriff's lieutenant; and Lou Vince, a senior detective supervisor with the LAPD.

The election is June 3.

Here is some recent Times coverage of the campaign and related issues.

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