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Jackie Lacey Still Below 50% Vote Margin In Reelection Bid
March 17, 2020
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey slipped further below the 50% mark in her reelection bid after the latest tally of votes from the March 3 primary election released today, making a November runoff against former San Francisco D.A. George Gascon increasingly likely. ... read more »
Second Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Democratic Donor Ed Buck
January 16, 2020
Attorneys for the family and estate of Timothy Dean, a 55-year-old fashion consultant, who died of a crystal meth overdose in California Democratic major donor Ed Buck’s West Hollywood home on January 7, 2019, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in L.A. Superior Court. Filed with the court on January 7, 2020, just one year after Dean’s death, this is the second wrongful death lawsuit filed against Ed Buck involving crystal meth overdose deaths at his home.  The lawsuit is seeking damages against Ed Buck for wrongful death, sexual battery, drug dealer liability, negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress and hate violence. ... read more »
LA County DA Launches Mental Health Division
January 25, 2019
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey  announced the launch of a mental health division -- the first of its kind by a prosecutor's office in California and possibly the nation -- to seek opportunities to expand treatment and other services for mentally ill inmates in the criminal justice system. ... read more »
District Attorney Jackie Lacey Says #JustHangUp on Suspicious Calls
January 14, 2019
Since the fraud awareness campaign began in May 2015, the District Attorney's Office has issued 80 fraud alerts, produced 42 videos shared on social media and distributed 125,000 fliers to nearly 100 senior centers and other public locations throughout Los Angeles County. ... read more »
District Attorneys Reach Settlement with Amazon to Prohibit Force-Fed Foie Gras Sales in California
December 7, 2018
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today that Amazon.com Inc. has agreed not to sell force-fed foie gras in California under a consumer protection settlement reached with her office and the Monterey County and Santa Clara County district attorney's offices. ... read more »
Officials Tout Three-Year Effort to Reduce Crime in Compton
September 14, 2018
The reduction in crime -- including double-digit declines in gang- related shootings and killings -- was the result of a three-year partnership between the city, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, which patrols Compton, and federal agencies, officials said at a news conference at Compton City Hall. ... read more »
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