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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission Town Hall Meeting Sat, June 1

Sheriffs Town Hall

The Los Angeles County Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission will hold a Town Hall meeting on Saturday, June 1, 9:30 AM at Malibu City Hall (23825 Stuart Ranch Rd., Malibu CA 90265). All community members are invited to attend and give their feedback to the Oversight Commission and the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff's Station about their experience with the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department’s response to the Woolsey Fire, homelessness, and other public safety issues in the community. This Town Hall meeting provides a public forum where residents are encouraged to address Commission members and Sheriff's Department leaders with questions, feedback, suggestions or concerns. 

The event will also feature a Resource Fair with information about community services from numerous County Departments, including: the Department of Mental Health, District Attorney’s Office - Bureau of Victim, Services, Public Health - Community Health Services, Office of Emergency Management, Civilian Oversight Commission, Sheriff’s Department - Community Law Enforcement Partnership Program, Community Outreach, Sheriff’s Department - Homeless Outreach, Sheriff’s Department - Mental Evaluation Teams, and the Sheriff’s Department - Disaster Services Unit. 

The Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission is authorized by Chapter 3.79 of the Los Angeles County Code. The purpose of the Commission is to improve public transparency and accountability with respect to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, by providing robust opportunities for community engagement, ongoing analysis and oversight of the department's policies, practices, procedures, and advice to the Board of Supervisors, the Sheriff's Department and the public.

The Commission provides ongoing review, analysis and oversight of the Sheriff's Department’s policies, practices and procedures. They build bridges between the department and the public, and recommend solutions to advise the Board, the Sheriff’s Department and the public. Striving to perform its duties in a thorough, impartial, and transparent manner, the Commission demonstrates credibility, and enhances trust and respect. The Commission welcomes community involvement and provides for opportunities for robust public engagement.

For further questions or to share feedback, contact the Civilian Oversight Commission at cocnotify@coc.lacounty.gov or 213-253-5678. Learn more about the Commission on their website.

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