• District Attorney Jackie Lacey announces a campaign to warn pet owners that leaving dogs in hot cars is illegal.

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July 27, 2015: District Attorney Jackie Lacey Launches Summer Pet Safety Campaign


“Dogs Die in Hot Cars!”

District Attorney Jackie Lacey offered that warning last week as she launched a countywide campaign to remind pet owners that leaving an animal in a hot car is not only cruel but also illegal. Read more...

July 24, 2015: Fraud Alert: Vacation Rental Scams Target Seniors

En Español

Vacation rental scammers advertise properties that they do not own on classified ad websites and often include eye-catching photos of luxurious properties. Read more...

July 14, 2015: District Attorney Jackie Lacey Recognized by National Alliance on Mental Illness


For her leadership, District Attorney Jackie Lacey has been presented with the Sam Cochran Criminal Justice Award by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). The award recognizes work in the field of criminal justice that has advanced the fair and humane treatment of people with mental illness.Read more...

July 10, 2015: Fraud Alert: Don't Pay Up, Hang Up on Utility Scam

En Español

Electricity bills are bound to swell as air conditioning units and pool heaters provide some relief this summer.Read more...

June 29, 2015: OPINION: Why A Conviction Review Unit Is Needed


In the 165-year history of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, the thousands of prosecutors who have stood before judges and juries on behalf of the people have done so with a common purpose – to seek justice and pursue the truth.Read more...

June 26, 2015: Fraud Alert: Summertime Brings Home Repair Scams

En Español

As temperatures rise, so does the potential for door-to-door sales scams that target seniors.

Scam artists posing as salespeople fan out into neighborhoods trying to convince homeowners that they need their air conditioning ducts cleaned, their driveway repaved or their windows replaced.  Many will offer prices well below what legitimate contractors would charge. Read more...