Inside LADA

October 30, 2019: Spotlight: Mental Health Awareness Training Expanded

An ambitious effort to train police officers to recognize and de-escalate incidents involving people in a mental health crisis is expanding to other first responders.Read more...

October 25, 2019: Unwanted Calls on Landlines Can Lead to Scams

En Español

A home phone ringing off the hook can be hard to ignore, but answering it could lead to trouble.Read more...

October 24, 2019: New Laws Advance Criminal Justice System

A new law, sponsored by the District Attorney’s Office, will make it easier for people under criminal justice supervision to receive mental health treatment.Read more...

October 22, 2019: LADA Recognized for Assisting in Woolsey Fire Response, Mental Health Program

LADA and other county agencies were honored by the Quality and Productivity Commission for their work in helping victims of the Woolsey Fire last year.Read more...

October 16, 2019: Deputy District Attorney Mrakich Receives Prosecutor of the Year Award

For his dynamic leadership and ability to develop distinguished prosecution teams, Deputy District Attorney Stefan Mrakich recently earned the California District Attorney Investigators’ Association’s Prosecutor of the Year award.Read more...

October 11, 2019: Criminals Use Medicare Scam to Steal Seniors’ Information

En Español

Seniors should beware of criminals pretending to represent Medicare to gain personal information.Read more...

October 9, 2019: District Attorney Jackie Lacey Discusses the Criminal Prosecution of Edward Buck

Dear Friends:

My deputy district attorneys have worked with sheriff’s detectives and federal prosecutors for the past several months to build criminal cases that would hold suspected predator Edward Buck accountable for the deaths of Gemmel Moore and Timothy Dean.Read more...