Supervisor Solis Leads Motion to Declare Gun Violence a Public Health Crisis and Coordinate Necessary Resources to Support Monterey Park Mass Shooting Victims and Survivors

2023-01-27T11:01:04-08:00January 24th, 2023|Community, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved her urgency motion, co-authored by Chair Janice Hahn, to declare gun violence a public health crisis, to establish protocols and procedures to respond to any future mass violent events, emphasizing the need for culturally [...]

LA County Affirms its Ban of OC Spray in Probation Facilities Through a Phase-Out at Central Juvenile Hall

2022-12-20T18:10:49-08:00December 20th, 2022|Community, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Lindsey P. Horvath affirming its ban of Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) spray, commonly known as "pepper spray," and phasing it out at Central Juvenile Hall. In February 2019, the Board of Supervisors [...]

Solis Dedicates $100,000 to Boost Law Enforcement Patrol in Azusa

2022-12-09T12:22:51-08:00December 9th, 2022|Community, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis announced she will provide $100,000 in discretionary funding to boost law enforcement patrol in unincorporated Azusa. Her announcement comes as the community of Azusa is experiencing an increase in gun violence. “The rise in gun violence we are seeing in Azusa is truly heartbreaking,” said Supervisor [...]

Los Angeles County Moves Forward Action to Develop Mental Health Care Facilities to Depopulate Men’s Central Jail

2022-09-27T18:12:53-07:00September 27th, 2022|Community, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Janice Hahn on developing mental health care facilities to help depopulate Men’s Central Jail. “We know mixing law enforcement and mental health in jail leads to unnecessary uses of force, trauma, and [...]

Northeast LA Advocate Appointed to Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission by Solis

2022-09-27T13:43:58-07:00September 27th, 2022|In the news, Newsletter, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to confirm Supervisor Hilda L. Solis's appointment to the Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission (COC), Hans Johnson ─ a longtime columnist on LGBTQ and civil rights, labor, pollution, and politics. “Civilian oversight is key for restoring the public's trust," said Supervisor Solis. "The appointment of Johnson to the [...]

Decriminalizing Mobility Through Implementation of the Vision Zero Action Plan

2022-08-02T14:50:35-07:00August 2nd, 2022|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES, CA - The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved a motion by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on decriminalizing mobility through the implementation of the Vision Zero Action Plan. "Last year the LA Times released an analysis revealing that Sheriff’s deputies have been pulling over Latino cyclists at disproportionate rates compared to other cyclists. These [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Violent Robbery in Rowland Heights

2022-07-12T10:26:13-07:00July 11th, 2022|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement in response to the violent robbery in Rowland Heights that involved a couple who was pistol-whipped and robbed of a $60,000 Rolex in broad daylight by two suspects. "I am incredibly disheartened by the violent assault against an AAPI couple this [...]

Supervisor Solis Champions Legislation to Fight Against Crime

2022-04-19T16:04:38-07:00April 19th, 2022|Community, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES, CA - LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, First District, released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved three motions she authored to support survivors, fight against crime, and make our communities safer ─ Permanent Funding and Implementation of the Family Assistance Program, Combatting the Gun Epidemic Through Ghost Guns Regulations, and Proclaiming National [...]

Los Angeles County to Move Forward with Feasibility Study and Plan on Future of Central Juvenile Hall

2022-03-15T15:09:06-07:00March 15th, 2022|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES, CA - The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, First District, and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, Third District, on the feasibility study and plan for the future of Central Juvenile Hall. Central Juvenile Hall, also known as Eastlake Juvenile Hall, constructed in 1912, was Los Angeles [...]

Decriminalizing Mobility Through Implementation of the Vision Zero Action Plan

2021-11-16T12:00:47-08:00November 16th, 2021|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion, Transportation|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn on addressing the injustices exposed by the Los Angeles Times analysis which revealed that out of more than 44,000 bike stops made by the [...]

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