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got one major step closer to fulfilling the Board of Supervisors’ mandate to close Men’s Central Jail (MCJ), the most outdated and decrepit facility in the County’s jail system.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 [...]

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 [...]

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