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SHERIFF’S CANDIDATE RESPONDS TO FLORIDA MASS SHOOTING
La Jeunesse calls for better, smarter technology, social media tracking

San Jose—Santa Clara County Sheriff’s candidate Joe La Jeunesse is calling for the use of “better, smarter technologies in the classroom” as well as increased monitoring of student social media activities in the wake of the latest mass school shooting in Florida on Wednesday. “These tragic events are taking a toll on our children, our…

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SHERIFF’S CANDIDATE CALLS OUT SMITH ON CCWs
La Jeunesse points out Santa Clara County’s "radically restrictive" policies

San Jose – Santa Clara County Sheriff’s candidate Joe La Jeunesse is criticizing Sheriff Laurie Smith for “implementing one of the most radically restrictive policies on concealed carry weapons ( CCWs ) in the entire state.” La Jeunesse, a Deputy Sheriff and retired Army Major, said “Under Laurie Smith, this county is aligned with only…

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SHERIFF’S CANDIDATE RESPONDS TO RACIST TEXTS
La Jeunesse says Smith, Hirokawa "birds of a feather" on issue

San Jose – Santa Clara County Sheriff’s candidate Joe La Jeunesse is responding to the issue of racist texts emanating from deputies in the Department discussed in today’s Mercury News. La Jeunesse, a retired Army Major who served as an Equal Opportunity Officer in the military and investigated such conduct, said “This kind of deplorable…

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California Democratic Voter Guide Endorses Joe La Jeunesse for Santa Clara County Sheriff

California Democratic Voter Guide Asks for Support for its Team of Military Veterans for the June 5 primary.

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Santa Clara County Sheriff Candidate Joseph LaJeunesse Butts Heads with Union Leaders

Despite working 14 years as a deputy for the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, Joseph LaJeunesse still very much feels like an outsider. The 47-year-old ex-U.S. Army major hopes to defeat his boss, Sheriff Laurie Smith, 65, in the 2018 election, but he has little support within the ranks and a strained relationship with his…

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