24Oct

Supervisor Hahn Announces Appointees to Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Safety

Los Angeles, CA—Today, Supervisor Hahn announced her appointees to the recently created Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Safety.  Her appointees, Lieutenant Brian Moriguchi and Jamie Kyle will be confirmed at today’s Board of Supervisors meeting.

The Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Safety was proposed by Supervisors Hahn and Barger in August 2017 to examine the impact of recent statewide criminal justice reforms and develop creative solutions to the challenges facing law enforcement in LA County.

Brian Moriguchi is a lieutenant in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.  He is a member of the California Committee of the United States Commission on Human Rights. He is affiliated with the Professional Peace Officers Association, the Japanese American Citizens League, and the Fraternal Order of Police.

Lieutenant Moriguchi will bring the important perspective of law enforcement to the Blue Ribbon Commission,” said Supervisor Janice Hahn. “His years of personal experience give him the ability to discern what will work and what won’t while the commission examines creative solutions to keep our communities and our law enforcement officers safe.”

Ms. Jamie Kyle is a resident of Harbor City. She works as a community advocate at the Reverence Project as well as a Parent Organizer at Common Sense Kids Action. Jamie lost her brother, Terrell Sherrills, in 2004 to homicide, and she is a Domestic Violence survivor. Her father is Aqeela Sherrills, founder of The Reverence Movement. She was recommended as an appointee to the Blue Ribbon Commission by Californians for Safety and Justice, a group which advocates for criminal justice reforms.

“Jamie Kyle is a longtime community advocate and organizer,” said Supervisor Hahn. “As an advocate for criminal justice reform, victim’s rights, and a victim of crime herself, she has a unique and nuanced experience.  She knows her community and will be an asset to the commission.”

The first meeting of the Blue Ribbon Commission will be October 30th.