Alan Jackson

Deputy District Attorney for LA County

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Deputy District Attorney for LA County and candidate for Los Angeles District Attorney

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Three-time LA District Attorney Steve Cooley is stepping down at a time when both crime and public resources are on the decline.

Has LA's 'Tough on Crime' Era Come to an End?

Three-time LA District Attorney Steve Cooley is stepping down at a time when both crime and public resources are on the decline.

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