Public Safety

Top Story: New sheriff writes a new chapter

New sheriff writes a new chapter When former Sheriff Lee Baca announced his surprise resignation to a crush of reporters in January, he closed with a heartfelt recitation of the agency’s… [Read more]
Community Law Enforcement
The dogs of war come home

The dogs of war come home

Just last year, Tula was in Afghanistan, sniffing out buried explosives and saving lives and limbs in the war zone.  Now her beat is Los… [Read more]
Justice and the Courts
Capturing money for women’s jail

Capturing money for women’s jail

For months, problems inside Los Angeles County’s jail system for men have taken center stage at Board of Supervisors meetings. This week, it was the… [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]