Virtual Town Hall
Community Crime Rates & Public Safety
On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, the Commission hosted a town hall with guest panelists who spoke on changes in community crime rates & public safety, law enforcement crisis response, response time & patrolling in neighborhoods, parks & transit and other public safety issues.
Speakers included: Lael Rubin, Civilian Oversight Commission Chair & Former Deputy District Attorney; April Tardy, Chief, Central Patrol Division, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (Presentation); Rob Jones, Captain, Operation Safe Streets, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department; Brant A. Putnam, M.D., Chief, Division of Trauma, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Department of Health Services; Andrea Welsing, Director, Office of Violence Prevention, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Presentation); Dr. Michael J.T. Fisher, Pastor of the Greater Zion Church Family; and Casimiro U. Tolentino, Commission Vice-Chair & Former Administrative Law Judge for the State of California. Play the video below or view the Webex recording.