Inside LADA

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


Statement by District Attorney and link to news conference on People v. Maynor

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

Link to video of news conference introducing Bureau of Victim Services Director

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


Wage Theft Infographic

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


Image is a link to Unsolved Homicide news conference video

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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March 31, 2022: Watch: District Attorney Gascón Unveils Human Trafficking Diversion Program


Link to human trafficking diversion news conference

District Attorney George Gascón unveiled a diversion program that aims to improve and restore the lives of human trafficking victims. He was joined by Los Angeles County Public Defender Ricardo Garcia, Alternate Public Defender Erika Anzoategui and others.

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March 30, 2022: Visit LADA's Open Data Portal


Link to open data porta

District Attorney George Gascón announced that for the first time his office will be providing the public with access to real-time charge rates using the county’s Open Data system.

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March 10, 2022: Watch: District Attorney Gascón Shares Tips On How to Prevent Auto Thefts


Link to auto theft prevention English video

District Attorney George Gascón has released a public service announcement warning residents to be vigilant in response to a noticeable increase in auto thefts in Los Angeles County.

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February 22, 2022: District Attorney Gascón Sponsors Legislation To Curb Catalytic Converter Thefts


Link to catalytic converter theft legislation news release

Catalytic converters are a popular target of theft. District Attorney George Gascón is sponsoring SB 986 to protect consumers and give law enforcement tools to help reduce property crime.

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