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  • Name: Terri McDonald

    Job Title: Chief (ret)

    Company Name: LA County Probation/Sheriff - California Dept of Corrections

    Bio: Terri McDonald is the former Chief Probation Officer with the Los Angeles County Probation Department. She is a former Assistant Sheriff for LA County Sheriff’s Department, overseeing the Custody Division. McDonald is a 24-year veteran of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Her career in law enforcement began in 1988 as a Correctional Officer with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, eventually becoming Chief Deputy Secretary and Undersecretary. Additionally, she oversaw the Statewide Classification Unit, Statewide Population Management Unit, assisted in revamping the correctional officer academy, oversaw and activated out-of-state prisons with California inmates.

    Bio 2: Prior to her employment with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, Terri oversaw California’s state prisons, juvenile justice, gang unit, fugitive apprehension unit, victim services, rehabilitative programming and the Ombudsman’s office. Terri holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Leadership in Law Enforcement, graduating with Honors, from the University of San Francisco.