In-Custody Deaths

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office conducts an independent and thorough review of the evidence in every in-custody death in Los Angeles County in which a law enforcement officer used force. If the officer’s use of force is determined to be within the law, a detailed memorandum is prepared and posted here. 

 

May 2021

 

None

 

April 2021

 

None

 

March 2021

 

March 3, 2021: In-Custody Death of Starr Bivens

 

February 2021

 

None

January 2021

 

January 25, 2021: In-Custody Death of Joseph Wear