She previously wrote about the county’s criminal courts and breaking news throughout California. In all of these challenges we rose to the occasion as a team. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Kuehl, a leader in the effort to re-imagine L.A. County law enforcement, said the time is ripe for such reform. He addressed supervisors Tuesday, touting his successes removing federal immigration officers from county jails, rolling out body cameras to deputies and implementing a policy prohibiting deputies from joining illicit cliques. Still, the the measure passed, with an amendment from Supervisor Hilda Solis to hear the county report on the matter again early next year, when supervisor-elect Holly Mitchell will be able to weigh in on the matter. Barger and Hahn both criticized Villanueva’s leadership but said it should be up to the public to decide whether to recall him or vote him out when he’s up for reelection in 2022. Frankly some scare the crap out of me, they look liked gang bangers. Seven months after he was first hospitalized with COVID-19, a utility worker from Las Cruces, N.M., has a brand new set of lungs. The 3-2 vote to build a playbook for removing Villanueva is the latest turn in a tumultuous two years of conflict — both in and out of court — between the county’s top law enforcement official and members of the powerful board who have attacked the sheriff for what they see as his distaste for accountability and his efforts to roll back critical reforms. Or, contact our editors by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Educated white residents are not going to put up with all of the mud slinging by LASD; residents are leaving state, residents know rite from wrong. Villanueva has said he has no plans to quit. While protecting the rights of peaceful protestors to assemble and march, we were able to identify and detain those who were using the protests as a cover for riotous actions. On December 3, 2018, I was sworn into office on a promise to Reform, Rebuild, and Restore the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The calls for him to do so are largely symbolic and highlight the fact that none of the sheriff’s critics have begun the arduous process set out for recalling elected officials from office. Mother of Saugus High School shooter will not be charged. A divided Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday escalated its running power struggle with Sheriff Alex Villanueva, voting to explore ways he could be removed from office, including through a change to the state’s Constitution.