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May 13, 2022: Register for LADA's For the Record Town Halls


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Join District Attorney George Gascón on May 18 for a virtual town hall on pretrial detention and cash bail and on June 8 for a discussion on violent crime. The District Attorney will address misinformation surrounding these issues and take questions from the public.

To register for the May 18 town hall visit https://bit.ly/FTRCashBail (webinar number 828 0439 4569).

For the June 8 town hall visit https://bit.ly/FTRViolentCrime (webinar number 840 1066 4514).Read more...

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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April 19, 2022: Watch: District Attorney Gascón Addresses Sentencing of Man in Murder of Philanthropist, Attempted Murder of Security Guard


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District Attorney George Gascón announced that a man has been sentenced to 190 years to life in state prison for murdering philanthropist Jacqueline Avant and attempting to kill her security guard during a robbery at her Beverly Hills home in December.

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April 18, 2022: Watch: District Attorney George Gascón Announces New Director for Bureau of Victim Services

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District Attorney George Gascón has announced the hiring of Tanishia G. Wright as the new Director of the office’s Bureau of Victim Services. Ms. Wright was hired after a national search and will lead the bureau as it provides crime victims with clinical services that will help them through the healing process.

She will greatly expand the services provided by the office, providing trauma-informed care to all those who need and want it. She will also spearhead efforts to expand services to victims whether or not the office is able to bring a case or whether the victim wants to see the prosecution through.

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April 14, 2022: District Attorney Gascón Tackles Wage Theft


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Wage theft harms workers, their families and all of us. District Attorney George Gascón partnered with the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters to announce an agreement with the California Labor Commissioner that will bolster the investigation and prosecution of wage theft and protect workers. 

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April 5, 2022: Watch: District Attorney Gascón Urges Communities to Help Law Enforcement With Unsolved Homicides


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District Attorney George Gascón was joined by local faith leaders to encourage those who have witnessed homicides to come forward and report vital information to authorities that can help lead to the filing of criminal charges.

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