Virtual Town Hall on
Law Enforcement Interactions with People Who Have Mental Health Conditions or Developmental Disabilities
L.A. County residents are invited to actively participate in a virtual town hall regarding the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department interactions with people who have mental health conditions or developmental disabilities. This virtual event is designed to create a safe space for community members to share their observations, thoughts & suggestions about:
- Law enforcement crisis response to incidents involving people who have mental health conditions or developmental disabilities
- Public safety needs of community members who have mental health conditions or developmental disabilities and their families
- Law enforcement efforts to effectively serve people
- Ideas & action items to reduce negative interactions or improve outcomes of these exchanges
- Other public safety issues affecting your family & community
- Things law enforcement is doing well.
Thursday, April 22 5:30-7:30 p.m. Register now!
- Lael Rubin, Commission Chair & Former Deputy District Attorney
- Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (invited)
- Dr. Jonathan Sherin, L.A. County Department of Mental Health Director
- Mark Gale, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Greater Los Angeles County Criminal Justice Chair
- Judy Mark, Disability Voices United Co-founder and President
Additional panelists include:
- Casimiro U. Tolentino, Commission Vice Chair & Former Administrative Law Judge for the State of California
- Brian K. Williams, Executive Director, Los Angeles County Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission
- Gustavo Mendez, Public Safety Commissioner, City of Cudahy
- Max Huntsman, Los Angeles County Inspector General
There are three ways to tune in:
- Participate: Register & join the Webex via computer or smart phone. Enter the information requested & the event password: COC123. Joining the WebEx is the only way to make a comment.
- Watch: Tune into the Facebook Livestream.
- Listen: Call (415) 655-0001 and enter the access code: 145 691 9049
Written Community Comments: In addition to live community member comments following speaker remarks, people may also provide written comments anytime online here: https://bit.ly/3ahoiQY
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (213) 253-5678.