CITY ATTORNEY MIKE FEUER LAUNCHES SCHOOL SAFETY PANEL; WILL HOLD HEARINGS THROUGHOUT LOS ANGELES

Updated: Feb 25


City Attorney Mike Feuer at the press conference following the February shooting at Sal Castro Middle School speaking into a large number of microphones and surrounded by reporters and law enforcement.

Los Angeles—City Attorney Mike Feuer today announced the formation of the Los Angeles School Safety Blue Ribbon Panel, which will hold a series of public hearings in the Spring, and issue a report this Summer that will offer recommendations on additional steps to keep kids safe in L.A. schools.

"Nothing is more important than keeping our kids safe and secure," said Feuer, co-chair of Prosecutors Against Gun Violence. "Now is the time to take a fresh, focused look at how we are doing and how can we do it better. This panel will hear from all our stakeholders—including students, parents, teachers, administrators—along with experts in a variety of fields, to fashion recommendations to improve safety on campus and in surrounding neighborhoods."

Among the panel’s members are:

  • Laura Chick (MSW), fo