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Los Angeles County Rescinds Zero Bail Policy as DA George Gascon Faces Recall

Los Angeles County is set to officially rescind on Thursday its controversial zero bail policy that put criminal suspects back on the streets before trial. The decision comes as embattled District Attorney George Gascon faces a possible recall election this fall in the face of soaring crime throughout the L.A. area.

El Monte, CA - June 15: Crime scene investigators and detectives investigate near the body of a suspect on the sidewalk after a shooting on Tuesday night that left two El Monte police officers dead at Siesta Inn Motel on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 in El Monte, CA. (Irfan Khan …