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Profile: Sheriff candidate and 'whistleblower' Bob Olmsted

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Former Sheriff's Commander Bob Olmsted, a candidate for LA sheriff, says he'd remove "three or four" top department officials if elected. "That’s would send a very strong message to the ranks – we’ve got a new sheriff in town." Stuart Palley/ KPCC

Seven candidates in the hotly-contested race for Los Angeles County Sheriff meet tonight for another debate.

One candidate touts himself as a whistleblower who has played a key role in uncovering problems at the sheriff's department.

Here's KPCC's Frank Stoltze with a profile of former Commander Bob Olmsted. 

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