Statement On Recent Arrest Of Huntington Park City Staff

Allegations of corruption and a self-serving political environment in Huntington Park have plagued the city for years.

Now city residents must content with the arrest of a financial administrator for data breach and ID theft in addition to the entire finance department being dismissed and escorted from city hall by police officers.

Declaración Sobre El Arresto Reciente De Los Empleados De La Ciudad De Huntington Park

Las acusaciones de corrupción política en Huntington Park han plagado a la ciudad durante años.

Ahora los residentes de la ciudad deben lidiar con el arresto de un Administrador Financiero por violación de datos y robo de identidad, además de que todo el Departamento de Finanzas sea despedido y escoltado fuera de la estación de la ciudad por agentes de policía.

Statement on George Floyd Trial Verdict

Today's guilty verdict shows that no one, including a police officer, is above the law. The immediacy of the jury's conclusion indicates the evidence was overwhelming and that body cameras play a vital role in providing a truthful perspective on what occurs during police interactions.

Fixing California's Prison Issues

Reacting to a CalMatters investigation, state lawmakers said they’re concerned about defendants’ long waits behind bars before trials and substantial backlogs in California’s courts. And they’re touting their bills as steps toward fixing the problem.

Public Safety Chair Talks Reforms

On this week's In Focus: SoCal, host Tanya McRae takes a closer look at how mass incarceration and the criminal justice system are affecting Black Americans, who make up 40% of the country's incarcerated population despite representing 13% of the general population.

New Bill Seeks to Eliminate Excessive Bail Bond Fees

AB 1347 Will Protect Against Predatory Tactics
(Sacramento - February 24, 2021) – Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D–South Los Angeles) and Senator Robert Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) introduced Assembly Bill 1347, sponsored by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, to eliminate the bail industry’s practice of charging add-on premiums through “renewal fees.”