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June 1, 2022: District Attorney Gascón Announces Exoneration of Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder

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District Attorney George Gascón announced the exoneration and release from prison of Alexander Torres, who was wrongfully convicted of murder in 2001.

“While it is this office’s job to hold people accountable for the harm they cause, it is equally important that we critically re-examine past convictions,” District Attorney Gascón said. “We must be willing to own up to past errors, determine what went wrong and make sure we do not repeat those mistakes.”

He was joined at the announcement by Mr. Torres and members of his family, including his mother (pictured).

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May 18, 2022: Watch: District Attorney Gascón Addresses Recent Mass Shootings, Gun Violence and the Need For Massive Changes to Gun Laws


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District Attorney George Gascón addressed steps that elected officials must take to prevent mass shootings such as the ones over this past weekend in Buffalo, Milwaukee and Laguna Woods, how his office has prepared to support victims should a mass shooting occur in Los Angeles County and his office’s violence prevention efforts.

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May 10, 2022: Watch: District Attorney Gascón Addresses Concert Venue Security, Misinformation

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District Attorney George Gascón has announced plans to convene a roundtable comprised of stakeholders to address security measures for the safety of performers, their fans and venue staff, and he addressed misinformation in connection with the attack on comedian Dave Chappelle.

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May 3, 2022: AAPI Advisory Board Sworn In


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District Attorney George Gascón announced the creation of the office’s first-ever AAPI Advisory Board, one of several Advisory Boards he formed that opens dialogue toward a more inclusive, stronger, safer and more trusting relationship with communities countywide.

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April 25, 2022: District Attorney Gascón Introduces LGBTQ+ Advisory Board


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District Attorney George Gascón has announced the creation of the office’s first-ever LGBTQ+ Advisory Board, one of several Advisory Boards that will provide valuable community input into his work building a safer and healthier county for all.

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