In push to keep mentally ill out of jail, county to expand crisis center

Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey is heading up a task force focused on diverting mentally ill criminal defendants from jail. She spoke to the county Board of Supervisors Wednesday about her group’s work. By Abby Sewell At the urging of Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey and others lobbying to keep mentally ill people from being … Read more