Child Welfare

Many Small L.A. County Police Departments Struggle to Investigate Child Abuse Referrals

Last week, an investigation by The Chronicle of Social Change revealed that the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) had not investigated 4,000 serious cases of child abuse during 2018 and the first half of 2019. […]

Child Welfare

LAPD Pledges Immediate Audit of 4,000 Child Abuse Cases That Were Not Investigated

Swiftly following The Chronicle of Social Change‘s story this week exposing that the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) had not investigated 4,000 allegations of serious child abuse in 2018-19, a top officer with the department […]

Youth Voice

No Need for Violence Here

The following poem written by 13-year-old Alexie Boursiquot is a winning submission in a Youth Voices contest held by Strategies for Youth, a nationwide nonprofit focused on improving the relationship between law enforcement and young […]

Justice

Dear America

The following essay by 17-year-old Keyma Flight is a winning submission in a Youth Voices contest held by Strategies for Youth, a national nonprofit focused on improving the relationship between law enforcement and young people. […]