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June 11, 2008
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Sandra Hutchens named O.C. sheriff

By Stuart Pfeifer and Christine Hanley
The Los Angeles Times

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. — In a historic break from a male-dominated, deeply conservative past, Orange County supervisors on Tuesday named a woman and former Los Angeles County cop to lead its troubled Sheriff's Department and help bury the legacy of its indicted former sheriff.

Sandra Hutchens, a 53-year-old retired Los Angeles County sheriff's division chief, becomes the 12th sheriff of Orange County and the first woman to hold the position. She pledged to be an agent of change in a department that has suffered through scandals, criminal indictments and withering criticism.

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