Public Safety

Top Story: Piloting a path away from jail

Piloting a path away from jail Confronting a jail system packed with rising numbers of mentally ill inmates, an unprecedented coalition of criminal justice and social services agencies have rallied behind… [Read more]
Community Law Enforcement
Jail alternatives gain momentum

Jail alternatives gain momentum

In recent months, a single word has dominated Los Angeles’ criminal justice debate, one that’s positioned the county’s top prosecutor as a champion of reform… [Read more]
Justice and the Courts
From boot camp to home base

From boot camp to home base

When bulldozers rumble into Camp Vernon Kilpatrick in Malibu, they will not only demolish an obsolete juvenile corrections facility but make way for an innovative… [Read more]
Disaster Readiness and Relief
Public health’s master of disaster

Public health’s master of disaster

When Monday’s 4.4 earthquake struck Los Angeles, Stella Fogleman reacted like many parents—quickly stretching her arms over her two young children who had crawled into… [Read more]