are up 80 percent in the San Fernando Valley, and nearly 50 percent
citywide, largely because of an increase in gang activity."
L.A. Daily News Editorial
officials turn blind eye to lawbreakers
"OBEYING federal law and joining the war
on terrorism seem to be optional as far as City Attorney Rocky
Delgadillo is concerned.
"Delgadillo's announcement was his way
of demonstrating his commitment to Special Order 40, the 1977
directive barring police officers from stopping people for immigration
inquiries. The reason, he said, for not enforcing federal immigration
policies is that fears of deportation might keep illegal immigrants
from cooperating with law-enforcement"
to Bill Handel (KFI - June 4)