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Assemblymember Weber to Present Audit Request of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Office This Wednesday

For immediate release:

SACRAMENTO TOMORROW at 1:30 PM: Assemblymember Akilah Weber, MD (D-San Diego) will present an audit request to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) on behalf of the Democratic members of the San Diego delegation to investigate San Diego County Sheriff’s Department's inmate deaths over the last 15 years. The proposal is co-authored by Assemblymembers Tasha Boerner-Horvath, Brian Maienschein, Christopher Ward, Lorena Gonzalez, Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins, and Senator Ben Hueso.

The request, submitted to JLAC in April 2021, seeks to address the disproportionate rate of inmate deaths while in the Department's custody and evaluate the protocol and prevention procedures of the Department. If approved, the California State Auditor would conduct an audit of the information requested.


WHO: California State Assemblymember Akilah Weber, M.D. (presenting during committee)

WHAT: Joint Legislative Audit Committee hearing

WHEN: TOMORROW, Wednesday June 30, 2021 | 01:30PM-04:30PM.

**Note: the exact time of the item has not been specified.

WHERE: State Capitol, Assembly Chamber Sacramento, CA 95814




Asssemblymember Akilah Weber, M.D. was elected April 2021 to represent California's 79th Assembly District, which includes parts of Southeast San Diego, Bonita, Chula Vista, La Mesa, Lemon Grove and National City. Website of Assemblymember Akilah Weber, M.D: