Jackie Lacey


LA District Attorney Recommends Diverting Mentally Ill From Jail

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey is presenting a plan to divert low-level mentally ill offenders from jail and toward treatment.


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LA County Prosecutor Launches ‘Conviction Review Unit’

Los Angeles County’s top prosecutor Monday unveiled a newly-formed unit of the District Attorney’s office to identify innocent people behind bars.


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LA District Attorney’s New Unit To Probe Wrongful Conviction Claims

Some of the biggest names in show business are teaming up to take on Hollywood’s treatment of aging actresses.


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DA Lacey Defends Handling Of Officer-Involved Shootings

Los Angeles County’s top prosecutor spoke out Friday to defend how her office handles the investigation and criminal prosecution of police officers.


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Group Meets With DA To Seek Prosecution Of Officers Who Killed Ezell Ford

Members of the group “Black Lives Matter” met with Los Angeles County’s district attorney Friday to seek prosecution of two police officers who shot and killed Ezell Ford in August.


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LA County DA, Target Take Crime Victims Shopping For The Holidays

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey handed out gift cards to crime victims at a downtown Target Monday to help brighten their holidays.


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Mental Health Group To Honor LA County District Attorney

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s work to help those with mental illness in the criminal justice system will be recognized by a national group this weekend.


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Bike Ride A Call For Action After Deputy Not Charged In Cyclist’s Death

More than 100 cyclists made their way from Calabasas to Los Angeles Wednesday evening to pay tribute to Milt Olin Jr., a prominent entertainment lawyer and former Napster executive who was killed while riding his bicycle in December.



DA Lacey To Give Keynote Address At Cybersecurity Summit

District Attorney Jackie Lacey will be a keynote speaker Friday at a cyber-security conference aimed at long-range solutions on how to better track data thieves and secure key computer systems.


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DA Jackie Lacey Warns Elderly Of ‘Grandparents Scam’ After Con Artists Swindle Her Own Mother

Even Jackie Lacey couldn’t prevent her mother from being targeted by con artists.

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Parole Board Again Recommends Release For Manson Follower Bruce Davis

Davis has been twice previously recommended for parole — but rejected both times, once by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in June 2010 and by Gov. Jerry Brown last March.


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LA County DA Announces Program To Help Young Sex Trafficking Victims

District Attorney Jackie Lacey Wednesday announced a diversion program aimed at getting young victims of sex trafficking off the streets.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/12/2014

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DA Warns Of Phony Collision Scams For Insurance Money

Drivers in Los Angeles County are being warned Monday about about scam artists who stage phony traffic collisions to collect insurance payouts.


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13 People, Including A Dozen District Employees, Accused Of Huge Textbook Theft

Thirteen people, including 12 district employees, have been indicted for allegedly stealing thousands of textbooks — new and old — from four school districts.


Christopher Hubbart, seen here in an undated photo, admitted to raping nearly 40 women between 1971 and 1982, according to the District Attorney's office. (credit: CBS)

LA County Leaders Continue To Fight Release Of Convicted Serial Rapist

City leaders are continuing to fight the conditional release of a convicted serial rapist into Los Angeles County later this year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2013