“We will not compromise our hiring standards,” L.A. County Sheriff Jim McDonnell told supervisors on Tuesday. “I’d rather work short-staffed than hire the wrong people for our organization.” (Nick Ut/Associated Press)
By Abby Sewell
April 14, 2015
As the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department launches a major hiring push, county officials are concerned that it will have a hard time filling hundreds of positions without compromising hiring standards.