Monrovia Now: City Council to Vote on ‘No Confidence’ in DA

At its next meeting the Monrovia City Council will …Consider a vote of “no confidence” in LA County District Attorney George Gascon, essentially for his adopting a policy of dismissing many different criminal charges out of hand, including such charges such as “making criminal threats, trespass and resisting arrest.”

Approximately 25 other cities have passed such a resolution. This vote will come after the council hears a report by Mayor Pro Tem Crudgington and Councilmember Blackburn on their meeting with representatives of the Association of Deputy District Attorneys regarding concerns the city has with the actions of Gascon (

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