Who is Jackie Lacey?

Jackie Lacey is an American politician who has served as the District Attorney of Los Angeles County since December 3, 2012. Lacey is the first woman, and first African-American, to serve as LA District Attorney since the office was created in 1850. Since taking office, Lacey has pioneered groundbreaking mental health efforts, diverting those with mental illness out of jails and into the mental health system, fought human sex trafficking to protect women and children, safeguarded seniors from financial elder abuse, pushed to ban private prisons and reform the cash bail system cracked down fraudsters who prey on immigrants as well as polluters who harm the environment and threaten the health and livelihood of LA County residents.

What is Jackie Lacey famous for?

Jackie Lacey is famous for being an American politician who has served as the District Attorney of Los Angeles County since December 3, 2012. 

Where is Jackie Lacey from?

Lacey was born in Los Angeles, US on February 27, 1957, and raised in the Crenshaw neighborhood. Her father, Louis Phillips, was a City of Los Angeles Lot Cleaning employee, and her mother, Addie Phillips, was a garment factory worker. Her nationality is American and belongs to Black ethnicity. Her religion is Christianity and her zodiac is Pisces. Lacey attended Dorsey High School, graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a degree in psychology in 1979, and graduated from the University of Southern California Law School in 1982. Further information regarding her siblings, early family status and childhood life is currently under review.

What is Jackie Lacey's profession?

Lacey initially started her career at District Attorney's Office in 1986 as a deputy district attorney. Lacey moves up through the ranks, taking on management and executive roles in the office in 2000. In 2011, she was named Chief Deputy District Attorney – second-in-command to the District Attorney In June 2011. Lacey was sworn in as District Attorney on December 3, 2012, by outgoing attorney Steve Cooley. In 2014, Lacey announced an alternative sentencing program aimed at diverting mentally ill, low-level offenders from jail into treatment. The same year, Lacey announced that she would implement a new program that sought to prove investigations of industrial accidents and environmental crimes. Similarly, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Los Angeles, Lacey launched a campaign to educate against scams targeting the elderly which include counterfeit drug scams and Medicare rip-offs.

In 2015, Lacey announced the creation of the Conviction Review Unit, dedicated to pursuing the innocence claims of people imprisoned for serious felonies, if new evidence is discovered. She was re-elected four years later without any opposition. In 2017, Lacey launched the Notario Fraud Unit intending to prosecute those involved in immigration service scams who pose as either attorney, special agents, or government workers who could expedite the processing of legal documents. Since its inception, the Notario Fraud Unit has prosecuted eight major criminal cases. Lacey created a task force of prosecutors to deal with sexual abuse crimes against high-profile figures in the entertainment industry. In January 2020, Lacey charged former film producer Harvey Weinstein with forcible rape and other forms of sexual abuse.

In April 2019, Lacey formed legislation "forgiveness of infractions" related to minor criminal activities like illegal marijuana convicts and homeless population being repeatedly ticketed and arrested for minor infractions. Since taking office, Lacey has pioneered groundbreaking mental health efforts, diverting those with mental illness out of jails and into the mental health system, fought human sex trafficking to protect women and children, safeguarded seniors from financial elder abuse, pushed to ban private prisons and reform the cash bail system cracked down fraudsters who prey on immigrants as well as polluters who harm the environment and threaten the health and livelihood of LA County residents.

What is Jackie Lacey's net worth?

The estimated net worth of District Attorney of Los Angeles, Jackie Lacey is not yet reported and is currently under review. Her major source of income is her political career as Democrat and as District Deputy of LA. She also served as a deputy district attorney before. She has been in an honorable post two times to date. So she must have amassed a huge sum by now. Further information regarding her cars, houses and other properties are still under review.

Who is Jackie Lacey's husband?

Lacey is married to a woman. The LA longtime District Attorney has been married to a man named, David Lacey. Not much is known about her spouse so far. Also, information about When they first met and married is not known. They have two adult children, Kareem and April. She is living in the Granada Hills neighborhood with her husband and children happy.

How old is Jackie Lacey?

The 63 years old, District Attorney of LA, Jakie Lacey is still healthy and fit. She has black hair and black eyes color. She has done groundbreaking works so far in her AttorneyTenure periods for two times now. Further information like body measurements, bra size, shoe size and a dress size of this politician is still under review. She has straight sexuality.