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County to establish Probation Oversight Commission

LOS ANGELES — Following up on a promise made nearly two years ago, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Oct. 1 to establish a Probation Oversight Commission with subpoena power through the Office of Inspector General. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas first championed the probation watchdog to replace the longstanding Probation Commission. “Reforming the Probation Read More…

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LAX hires former sheriff’s deputy as airport police chief

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles World Airports has announced it has hired a former assistant county sheriff as its next chief of airport police. Cecil Rhambo will replace David Maggard, who was named LAWA’s deputy executive director for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security this summer after serving as the airport police chief for three years. Read More…

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Compton still deliberating on solutions for local homeless

COMPTON — The City Council is expected to decide next month on the best method of provide housing and for the city’s homeless population. Richard Rojas, the city’s director of Community Development, brought the ordinance proposal to the council.  “The reason we are presenting this for the council’s consideration is to comply with some direction Read More…