Press Releases

Statement On The Shooting Near USC/Exposition Park

A series of tragic shootings occurred near USC/Exposition Park by a lone gunman that ended with three individuals shot – two of whom died from their wounds. The gunman was chased and was eventually killed by police officers in a shoot out on the 91 freeway.

Declaración Sobre El Tiroteo Cerca De USC /Exposition Park

Una serie de tiroteos trágicos ocurrieron cerca de USC / Exposition Park por un tirador que terminó con tres personas baleadas, dos de las cuales murieron a causa de sus heridas. El pistolero fue perseguido y finalmente fue asesinado por agentes de policía en un tiroteo en la autopista 91.

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.

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.”

Dr. King’s Legacy

In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his “I Have A Dream” speech wherein Dr. King speaks to a nation embroiled in a seminal debate on the issue of race equality in America.