Sunday, September 30, 2007

Tonight on Cable TV: L.A.'s Jails....Who's Watching The Jailers?

SHERIFF LEROY BACA & THE ACLU? MIKE GENNACO OR MERRICK BOBB ?

Los Angeles, CA, On CABLE TV TONIGHT & MONDAY, a two-partFull Disclosure Network® special series features representatives from Police Monitoring organizations describing current jail overcrowding and what they do and how they do it to keep the L. A. County Sheriff Leroy Baca and his Department on the straight and narrow.

WATCH THESE EXCLUSIVE SHOWS TONIGHT & MONDAY ON:
L.A. Cable Channel 36
Sunday, Sept, 30th 8-9 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 1st 4-5 p.m.

OTHER CABLE CHANNELS AND AIR TIMES ARE LISTED HERE

Not on Los Angeles Cable? To view video previews here, click on these links:
Part 1 and Part 2

Featured in this two-part series are:

  • Sheriff Leroy Baca
  • Mark Rosenbaum, ACLU’s Legal Director
  • Mary Tiedeman ACLU Jail Project Director
  • Captain Tim Cornell, LASD Inmate Reception Center
  • Mike Gennaco, Chief Attorney LASD Office of Independent Review
  • Merrick Bobb, Pres. Police Assessment Resource Center (PARC)

Highlights from the two programs are:

  • Explicit details of the numerous problems encountered by both the ACLU monitors and the L.A. County Sheriffs Department are provided in depth.
  • Inmate Riots On Video: jail disturbances on video are featured in the FDN preview and series, to demonstrate the circumstances that exist from time to time and explanations for the cause are provided.
  • Three Civilian Monitors for the Sheriff: The Board of Supervisors already was contracting with Merrick Bobb of PARC, who describes his goal to make law enforcement “effective”.
  • IG Mike Gennaco explains how and why the Sheriff formed the Office of Independent Review with funding from L. A. County Board of Supervisors
  • Roy Burns, former head of ALADS comments on the impact of policies developed by the monitors.

Billed as "the news behind the news" the Full Disclosure Network® is an independent, educational, public affairs cable program sponsored by the Citizens Protection Alliance. Produced by host Leslie Dutton and T.J. Johnston the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences presented FDN with a 2001 Emmy Award for the public affairs series entitled "L.A.'s War Against Terrorism". Channels and airtimes. For the past fifteen years FDN has covered critical public policy issues, in-depth, that are often ignored by the mainstream media.

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