Sheriff Sandra Hutchens has named her command staff today.
The Undersheriff will be John Scott, with more than thirty-six years of law enforcement experience. Prior to his retirement from the LASD, Undersheriff Scott served as Division Chief of the Custody Operations Division.
Assistant Sheriff Jack Anderson stays on directing a new division of Administration.
Assistant Sheriff Mike Hillmann will head the Operations Division. Hillman comes with 41 years of law enforcement experience from the LAPD where he was most recently Deputy Chief of Police, overseeing the Incident Management & Training Bureau.
Assistant Sheriff J.B. (John) Davis comes on board with 27 years experience in the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. He will lead the Investigations division.
Assistant Sheriff Mike James comes on board with 23 years experience to run Jail Operations. Assistant Sheriff James replaces Charles Walters who has chosen to retire.
Executive Director Rick Dostal, who has served in the interim position of Executive Director of Special Services since March 2008. His interim position is nowÂ permanent.
I will have more about the presser later.