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John Bunnell

Bunnell first joined the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in 1969. Over the next 25 years, he rose through the ranks to become Chief Deputy. When Sheriff Robert G. Skipper retired in 1994 before the end of his term, he appointed Bunnell to head the agency. Sheriff Bunnell took the oath of office on November 30, 1994. See full bio »
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 2003 Bad Santa
Police Chief (as Sheriff John Bunnell)
 2001 Ghost World
Seymour's Boss (as Sheriff John Bunnell)
 2001 World's Scariest Police Chases (Video Game) (voice)
 1998 Police Videos (TV Series)
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 1998 Police Videos (TV Series) (co-producer)
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 2012 World's Wildest Police Videos (TV Series)
Himself - Host
- Episode #5.1 (2012) ... Himself - Host
 2006 Most Shocking (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Host
- Stopped by the Law (2006) ... Himself - Host
 2001 Surviving the Moment of Impact 4 (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (voice)
 2000 Getting a Ticket in America (TV Movie)
Himself - Host
 1999 World's Most Shocking Moments: Caught on Tape 3 (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Host
 1999 World's Most Shocking Moments: Caught on Tape 2 (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Host
 1998 World's Most Shocking Moments: Caught on Tape (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Host
 1997 World's Scariest Police Shootouts (TV Movie)
Himself - Host
 1991 American Detective (TV Series)
 1989 Cops (TV Series)
- Cops in Portland, Oregon (1989) ... Himself (as Sgt. John Bunnell)

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Other Works:

Host of an infomercial for the "Taser" C2 personal protector. See more »

Alternate Names:

Sgt. John Bunnell | Sheriff John Bunnell

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11/94 - 5/95: Served as Sheriff of Multnomah County, Oregon

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