Police presence is not essential or vital on an empty campus. On November 13, the Los Angeles Community College District announced it is seeking new security services after concluding their 19 year contract with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department due to the current COVID-19 pandemic we are experiencing.
Eighteen years have passed since the U.S. was struck by a series of terrorist attacks that took the lives of 2,996 people on September 11, 2001 in New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
East Los Angeles College has over 400 functioning security cameras throughout the campus, with a majority of them being digital in quality. With the fall season starting and day turning to night sooner, the idea of safety is paramount.
By Cristina Galvan School should be a safe environment where students should not have to worry about having their belongings stolen. Last week, Yadira Hernandez had her car broken into in the parking structure. Among some of the things that were stolen were her laptop, books and money to pay for her classes. Since Hernandez is an AB 540 student she does not qualify for financial aid and therefore has to…