Getting a Finger on the Pulse With Cheryl Dorsey

ne week we’re focused on the Prop 47 effort to reduce nonviolent felonies to misdemeanor status. The next week we’re swept up in the L.A. Sheriff’s race that could have wide-ranging impact on how mentally ill prisoners are treated. Then it's police oversight and whether or not the County will build a massively expensive jail. After that, we’re involved in drug sentencing controversies, protests about police shootings of unarmed young black men, debates about the local DA’s use of split … [Read more...]