Measures to Eradicate Deputy Gangs and Create Stronger Civilian Oversight and Checks and Balances over the Sheriff and Sheriff’s Department

2021-09-28T15:37:10-07:00September 28th, 2021|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

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 Holly J. Mitchell on measures to eradicate deputy gangs and create stronger civilian oversight and checks and balances over the Sheriff and Sheriff’s Department. The [...]

Chair Solis’ Statement on Supporting SB 2

2021-09-28T14:32:25-07:00September 28th, 2021|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion on supporting Senate Bill (SB) 2, the Kenneth Ross Jr. Police Decertification Act of 2021, authored by California Senator Bradford: “Peace officers are given an overwhelming [...]

Jail Closure Team Named; First Recommendations Due in 60 Days

2021-09-16T17:32:27-07:00September 16th, 2021|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Los Angeles, CA - Today Los Angeles County got one major step closer to fulfilling the Board of Supervisors’ mandate to close Men’s Central Jail (MCJ), the most outdated and decrepit facility in the County’s jail system. The County named the leaders of the Jail Closure Implementation Team (JCIT) who will develop a plan to [...]

Chair Solis’ Statement on RAND Institute Study of LA County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Gangs

2021-09-10T18:14:56-07:00September 10th, 2021|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, released the following statement on the RAND Institute’s study of deputy gangs within the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD): “The RAND Institute’s study supports the decades-long, troubling history of deputy gangs in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.  The study also [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Los Angeles County’s Approval of the $100,000,000 Spending Plan for Care First Community Investment

2021-08-10T14:39:35-07:00August 10th, 2021|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES - Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved the Chief Executive Office’s proposed spending plan of $100,000,000 for Year 1 of the Care First Community Investment, formerly known as Measure J: “Today’s vote on the $100,000,000 million dollar spending plan for Care First Community Investment (CFCI) [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the $80,000 Reward Offer in the Shooting Deaths of Jesus Antonio Avalos, Eduardo Robles, and Amanda Nicole Lopez in East Los Angeles

2021-07-27T13:44:19-07:00July 27th, 2021|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES - Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to establish an $80,000 reward offer in the shooting deaths of Jesus Antonio Avalos, Eduardo Robles, and Amanda Nicole Lopez in East Los Angeles: “The lives of Jesus “Jesse” Avalos, Eduardo “Eddie” Robles and Amanda Nicole Lopez [...]

Los Angeles County Approves Motion to Reduce Violence Countywide

2021-07-13T15:08:11-07:00July 13th, 2021|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES - 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, to reduce violence countywide. “Our communities have endured so much this last year and a half stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic and that extends [...]

Los Angeles County Approves Motion to Oppose Assembly Bill (AB) 958 (Gipson): Opposing Law Enforcement Cliques and Gangs Unless Amended

2021-06-22T15:56:28-07:00June 22nd, 2021|In the news, Policy, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES –  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 Holly J. Mitchell to oppose AB 958, unless amended to include language on cliques and gangs who identify themselves by a name and may be associated with [...]

Putting Jails Last: Los Angeles County Approves Motion to Create a Jail Closure Implementation Team to Effectively Close and Demolish Men’s Central Jail

2021-06-22T14:35:48-07:00June 22nd, 2021|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES – 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 Sheila Kuehl to initiate the creation of a Jail Closure Implementation Team (JCIT) to actualize the full closure and demolishment of Men’s Central Jail (MCJ). “Through the [...]

Los Angeles County Approves Motion to Support SB 98 (McGuire): Protecting the Press from Law Enforcement Interference and Harassment During Constitutionally Protected Activities

2021-06-08T14:06:42-07:00June 8th, 2021|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES –Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, to support Senate Bill 98 in its original form, without the amendment for press to enter into a closed area ‘with authorization from a commanding officer [...]

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