Public Safety

Top Story: Help isn’t just a text away (yet)

Help isn’t just a text away (yet) “Make a voice call to 911 for help; text to 911 is not available.” That automated message isn’t what you want to receive during an… [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
Hall of Justice: stately ruin no more

Hall of Justice: stately ruin no more

After a $231-million renovation that spanned a decade, the Hall of Justice — site of Charles Manson’s trial and Marilyn Monroe’s autopsy — will be… [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]