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L.A. Prosecutors Can Hold Cops More Accountable with One Simple List
July 18, 2019
California is moving toward transparency for bad cops. As we learn more about the violence, biases, misconduct, dishonesty, and abusive acts of law enforcement (in spite of recent efforts by police to erase the evidence) it’s easy to focus on the role cops play in the streets. But equally if not more impactful is the role they play in the courthouse. In almost every criminal case, the prosecutor must call at least one police officer witness in order to prove the charges. Police are professional witnesses, trained to go under oath and testify as to their recollections, actions, findings, and practices. If making the arrest is the first half of their job, working with prosecutors and testifying is the other half. ... read more »
Confronting Jackie Lacey: The Mamas of Those Slain by Police Demand Justice during Black History Month
February 21, 2019
Jackie Lacey this past Sunday, February 17 for their 35th Annual Black History Month program. The same DA Lacey who has been charged with prosecuting crimes in the County of Los Angeles since January 2012, over which time more than 450 killings of community members by police have occurred and only one prosecution of an officer has been filed.[1]  It is imperative that we remember that each of these 450 “cases” are real people: sons, daughters, mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers and community members. When people are murdered by police, it leaves unimaginable pain for the hearts of their loved ones…especially their mothers. On Sunday evening, a cadre of five mothers, family members and supporters refused to allow Lacey to smile, wave, invoke God, and dishonor the Spirits of their slain children. They confronted her in, what may be, the most appropriate of all places, church. ... read more »
District Attorney Jackie Lacey Announces Changes to Executive Management
January 10, 2019
In assembling her new team, District Attorney Lacey focused on the leadership and expertise demonstrated by each person and the diversity within her office. ... read more »
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Three Honored with Courageous Citizen Awards
October 7, 2017
Mr. Randazzo followed the man for several blocks, even getting onto a bus. He ordered the man to get off the bus and then continued to track him until police arrived and detained the man. ... read more »
Black Lives Matter Seeks 10,000 Signatures to Pressure D.A. to Prosecute OIS Deaths 
September 14, 2017
The families of Los Angeles residents fatally shot by law enforcement officers joined Black Lives Matter organizers Monday outside the downtown Hall of Justice to demand that District Attorney Jackie Lacey prosecute some of those officers. ... read more »
(Part 1) Jackie Lacey speaks on being first female and first African American DA of L.A. County
March 15, 2017
This week the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and L.A. Watts Times Managing Editor Brandon I. Brooks sat down with District Attorney Jackey Lacey. ... read more / watch video »
Women’s History Month: District Attorney Jackie Lacey tells the truth and nothing but the truth
March 15, 2017
Lacey made history becoming the first woman, and the first African-American to hold the position of Los Angeles District Attorney ... read more »
Mother of Ezell Ford speaks out against DA’s refusal to file charges
January 25, 2017
Tuesday, January 24, the family of Ezell Ford held a press conference at the First A.M.E. Allen House to discuss District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s announcement that no charges will be filed against LAPD officers. ... read more »
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District Attorney Jackie Lacey Ready For Second Term
December 7, 2016
Re-elected in June with no opposition, District Attorney Lacey plans to crack down on child abuse and drugs. ... read more »
District Attorney Jackie Lacey Presents Courageous Citizen Awards
August 10, 2016
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey last week honored four women and two men who aided victims and helped capture and prosecute violent criminals in Long Beach and Willowbrook. "What our honorees did was not easy," District Attorney Lacey said during today's Courageous Citizen Award ceremony in Long Beach. "These brave people chose to act. They saved lives and helped stop criminals. By honoring them today, we repay their courage in a small way." ... read more »
March 24, 2016
Taking a look into the leading ladies of the state. ... read more / view gallery »
Black History Los Angeles
February 10, 2016
From Motown moving to L.A., to the first African American Fire Chief, there is a lot of Black History in Los Angeles ... read more / view gallery »
DA Jackie Lacey Refuses To Prosecute CHP! WHY?
December 10, 2015
Community Leaders and members of the National Action Network’s Los Angeles Chapter are calling for L.A. County District Attorney Jackie Lacey to step down in light of her decision not to file charges against a California Highway Patrol officer who was videotaped beating a homeless woman in 2014. ... read more »
DA Jackie Lacey Refuses To Prosecute CHP! WHY?
December 4, 2015
Community Leaders and members of the National Action Network’s Los Angeles Chapter are calling for L.A. County District Attorney Jackie Lacey to step down in light of her decision not to file charges against a California Highway Patrol officer who was videotaped beating a homeless woman in 2014. ... read more »
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