Max Huntsman, Los Angeles County Inspector General, has issued a report from the Office of Inspector General entitled “Report Card On Sheriff’s Department’s Reforms 2019 to 2022.”
The report may be viewed by clicking this link or visiting the Office of Inspector General’s website.
The most recent report card on the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reveals that of the 111 reforms suggested to the LASD since 2019 only seven have been implemented. No reforms were implemented in 2022.
Among the 107 reforms not implemented by the LASD are those relating to the health and safety of pregnant inmates, that LASD officers should not carry firearms into bars or other establishments when consuming alcohol, that LASD officers should submit to an alcohol test in all off-duty accidental discharges of weapons, that LASD should maintain adequate housing for inmates with moderate and severe mental illnesses and that the LASD thoroughly investigate all internal criminal allegations.
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