Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva will have a news conference Tuesday to discuss continued defunding of his department and what he says are its effects on public safety in downtown Los Angeles.
The news conference is slated to start at 11 a.m. in the First Floor Media Conference Room in the Hall of Justice, 211 W. Temple St.
Villanueva says Los Angeles County residents are experiencing crime like never before and funding of law enforcement is imperative.
The event will also be broadcast live via LASD social media accounts.
To view the press conference live on Facebook, visit: https://www.facebook.com/LosAngelesCountySheriffsDepartment/
To view the press conference live on Instagram, visit: https://www.instagram.com/lasdhq/
For questions or information about the news conference, contact the Sheriff’s Information Bureau at 213-229-1850.