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Campaign News | Sep 28, 2020

OPEN LETTER TO THE COMMUNITY

Dear fellow Angelenos: Long before I entered this race, significant concerns were raised by law enforcement officials, civil rights attorneys, activists, and others regarding incumbent District Attorney Jackie Lacey鈥檚 handling of police use of force cases. Over the summer, these concerns reached a fever pitch in the aftermath of numerous high-profile shootings. Public trust in […]
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Campaign News | Sep 24, 2020

LAW ENFORCEMENT UNIONS GIVE JACKIE LACEY A MILLION MORE REASONS TO KEEP LOOKING THE OTHER WAY

LOS ANGELES 鈥 Today, George Gasc贸n released the following statement following newly released public disclosures showing the Police Officers Research Association of California and聽California Correctional Peace Officers Association having poured $500,000 each into committees supporting Jackie Lacey. “Jackie Lacey has demonstrated that she is incapable of policing the police, and these unions are going to […]
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Campaign News | Sep 21, 2020

SPEAKER RENDON WITHDRAWS SUPPORT FOR DA LACEY, ENDORSES GASC脫N

LOS ANGELES 鈥 Today, the Speaker of the California State Assembly, Anthony Rendon, announced his support for George Gasc贸n in his race for Los Angeles County District Attorney. Speaker Rendon, who represents California’s 63rd district including Cudahy where Gasc贸n grew up, has served in the state assembly since 2012, and as speaker since 2016. “The […]
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Campaign News | Sep 18, 2020

GASC脫N STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG

LOS ANGELES 鈥 Today, George Gasc贸n released the following statement following the tragic death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “The fight for equal justice just lost one of its most revered warriors,” said former District Attorney and Assistant Chief of the LAPD, George Gasc贸n.聽 “She is an icon of the gender equality movement, but from […]
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Campaign News - In the News | Sep 17, 2020

Progressive DAs Form New Alliance to Combat 鈥榯ough-on-crime鈥 Orgs

Four reform-minded California prosecutors have created their own lobbying organization to support progressive legislation and candidates, a group intended to challenge the law-and-order ethos and political heft of traditional law enforcement associations. The Prosecutors Alliance of California includes both current San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin and his predecessor, George Gasc贸n, who is now running […]
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