Residents all across our region can dial the Access-In-Crisis-Line at (888) 724-7240 to reach a dispatcher (who is also a trained mental health clinician themselves). They will assist in deploying the appropriate responder.
Justice system fails: former La Mesa police officer found not guilty of filing a false police report
The NAACP San Diego Branch is disappointed with the not guilty verdict returned by the jury in the case of former La Mesa police officer Matthew Dages. The Branch believes there was more than enough evidence to convict this former police officer. The justice system failed in this case.
The Matt Dages trial and the CPOB, while promising first steps, do not mean that all is well for racial justice and policing in La Mesa. Much work remains to be done.
The City has ignored all the recommendations of the Citizens Advisory Board on Police/Community Relations. It’s time stop wasting City money and the time of all the CAB members.
The City doesn’t need another survey about trust in the Police. The City needs to act on the information it already has.
Our book drive netted more than 1500 books to improve the lives of residents in our jails. Both the Branch and the Sheriff’s department are so grateful to everyone who donated or volunteered!
The County of San Diego Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) is seeking public input to update the goals, objectives, and expected outcomes of its AB 109 Realignment Plan. The next public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 28, 2021, at 5 p.m.,
Despite the recent increase, crime in San Diego is still well below its 1990s peak. Interviews with experts and community organizers suggest that, while the causes of crime are complex, the pandemic played a considerable role in the spike, as did an ongoing lack of trust in law enforcement.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 12, 2021 CONTACTS: Austin Panush: Austin.Panush@sen.ca.gov or Luan Huynh: Luan.Huynh@sen.ca.gov; both at (916) 651-4035 Governor Newsom Signs SB 567, Correcting 14 years of Unjust Criminal Sentencing Procedures SACRAMENTO – On October 8th, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 567 into law to modify the criminal sentencing process. SB 567 creates a presumption of sentencing […]