Dan Scott

LA County Sheriff's Dept Special Victims Bureau

Guest

Worked for 26 years with the LA County Sheriff's Dept Special Victims Bureau; he has investigated or supervised thousands of criminal cases of child abuse

Dan Scott on KCRW

For decades, there have been horror stories about kids under the supervision of LA County.

Child Protection: "A State of Emergency"

For decades, there have been horror stories about kids under the supervision of LA County.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

LA County now has more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases. Most of those cases probably won’t require hospitalization, so it falls on families to care for sick people in their homes.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A lot of places are closed, and you are likely home. That is unless you work for an “essential’ business.” That word conjures up images of grocery stores and hospitals.

from Greater LA

Cases of COVID-19 are starting to appear in jails and other correctional facilities in LA County.

from KCRW Features

This week, Governor Gavin Newsom announced California would be sending 500 ventilators across the United States to help local governments manage their surges of COVID-19 patients.

from KCRW Features

We’re supposed to stay home to limit the spread of coronavirus. But for those living with an abusive partner or family member, home could be the most dangerous place right now.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s hard to believe, but  six months ago, no one was worried about coronavirus. People were worried about another epidemic: VAPI, or   vaping associated pulmonary injury.

from KCRW Features

Coronaviruses of any type spread primarily through sneezing and coughing.

from KCRW Features

During this global pandemic, access to health care has become a critical issue. Americans are struggling to get adequate care too. We speak with UC Davis' Dr. Michael Wilkes.

from KCRW Features

At long last, the results are mostly in. And as was  clear on election night , Vermont Sen. and  Democratic socialist  Bernie Sanders won the California primary.

from KCRW Features