use of force
Los Angeles Bans Use of Pepper Spray on Kids in Juvenile Justice Facilities
When the Los Angeles County Supervisors voted unanimously on February 19, to slam the door on the use of pepper spray on the kids in the care of L.A. County Probation, they expressed their intention in unusually forceful terms.
Incidents Involving Use of Force at Juvenile Halls in L.A. County Nearly Doubled in Seven Months
The number of cases involving staff use of force at Los Angeles County juvenile halls has risen over the past seven months, according to information presented at a meeting today of the Los Angeles County Probation Commission.