Los Angeles Pushes Effort to Place More Juvenile Justice Prevention Funds Outside of Probation
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors ordered the probation department to redouble its efforts to spend down $79 million earmarked for delinquency prevention, and spend a greater share of it on community-based organizations.
New Civilian Commission Will Monitor Los Angeles Probation
With questions swirling about the use of solitary confinement at Los Angeles County’s Central Juvenile Hall, the Board of Supervisors moved forward on Tuesday with a plan strengthen its oversight of the troubled Probation Department.
Board of Supes Urge Better Reproductive Health Care for Girls in L.A. Juvenile Camps
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on a motion that would provide girls in the county’s system of juvenile detention camps with greater access to better personal hygiene items, an issue that was brought to light in a report from the Violence Intervention Program (VIP).
Supes Choose a Team of Two to Lead L.A. County Probation: Terri McDonald and Sheila Mitchell
The Supes Choose A Probation Chief — Or Make That Two Chiefs The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have just announced their selection of not just one brand new Chief of Probation, but two.
Mitchell, McDonald Top Interview List for L.A. County Probation Chief
Former Santa Clara County Probation Chief Sheila Mitchell and former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department jail reformer Terri McDonald are among a slate of five candidates who will be interviewed next week by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to lead the county’s Probation Department.