Police officer who was elected LA County Sheriff in 1998 and who oversaw the Hollywood arrests of Mel Gibson and Paris Hilton. He retired in 2014.
He was sworn in as a deputy in Los Angeles in 1965.
He is the Los Angeles County sheriff known for handling the arrest of Mel Gibson.
He married his second wife, Carol Chiang, in 1999.
He handled Paris Hilton's arrest in 2007.