Garcetti had previously traveled to several swing states in October last year. He visited South Carolina, New Hampshire, and Iowa. Many of his constituents reacted the same month by staging protests outside of his office. Some held signs that read “Quit campaigning and fix LA” outside City Hall.
However, calls to “defund the police” —- meaning to reallocate part or all of law enforcement budgets to community programs that use qualified, non-police responders to deal with mental health crises, domestic disputes and other emergencies — clash with the tens of millions of dollars it costs to implement body camera programs.
California has one of the most expansive sanctuary state policy’s in the nation, banning local law enforcement from cooperating with ICE in most cases. The policy ensures that illegal aliens are readily released back into communities instead of being transferred to ICE agents for arrest and deportation.
“He kept tensing up his grip on my arm, and I asked him, ‘Can you let go of my arm,’” the man said. “And that’s when, a few seconds later on during the video, you’ll see him throw me to the wall.”
“What has this officer gotten away with to believe this was even possible?” the boy asked in his statement, read by Allred during the press conference. “Is there a pattern of behavior against women, arrestees or decedents? How could you employ this man and let him represent your City?”
Lynn – who is in his fourth season as Chargers coach – said in a conversation with team psychologist Dr. Herb Martin that he had a slight cough and body aches. He didn’t decide to get tested until watching a golf tournament when one of the competitors had to withdraw after testing positive. That golfer […]
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said Tuesday that the total number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths in the region has eclipsed 5,000. The grim milestone comes as 63 new deaths from the virus were registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total in the cities of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Pasadena […]
Cases among young adults have increased steeply in the past 6 weeks and that age group is “now driving infections in L.A. County,” according to Los Angeles County Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer. Ferrer made the statement at her regular coronavirus press conference.
“Things got going in the right direction, and then I start hearing, you know, ‘Magic, you’re not working hard enough. Magic’s not in the office,’” Johnson said. “So people around the Laker office was telling me Rob was saying things — Rob Pelinka — and I didn’t like those things being said behind my back, […]
He said that he spoke to foreign business investors in California who were so frustrated with the homelessness problem that they were ready to leave. He also expressed concerns about the spreading diseases in tent cities. A recent outbreak of Typhus in Los Angeles has also raised the alarm among residents.