“One of the most concrete things, other than changing the policies, are the mindset and culture. Otherwise we’ll continue to have it”
In Los Angeles, key local races include replacing L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and the race to unseat L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva
Villanueva backs off claims he ordered criminal probe of LA Times journalist after the LASD cover-up in abuse case is exposed
“It’s important that we provide spaces for our communities to connect and to be empowered with resources to help prevent/end violence"
“The Sheriff used these investigations to discourage legitimate oversight & retaliate against any public official who criticizes him”
Gascón's policies have provoked criticism from Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, and officers from the LAPD plus others
The Sheriff's announcement comes one day after the LA City Council enacted one of the toughest vaccine mandates in the nation
"The extreme vulnerability of people who are not vaccinated, which will account for infections, hospitalizations, and, ultimately, deaths"