ACSOL Files TRO Application in Los Angeles Superior Court

The Alliance for Constitutional Sex Offense Laws (ACSOL) has filed an application for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in Los Angeles Superior Court.  If granted, the TRO would require both the Attorney General and the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department to temporarily stop in-person registration during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The TRO application, filed yesterday, requests a hearing or a decision without a hearing on April 14.

“In-person registration continues to threaten the lives of registrants, their families, law enforcement and the public because it increases the risk of infection from COVID-19,” stated ACSOL Executive Director Janice Bellucci.  “Doing so makes no sense because there are other ways to register individuals that do not endanger public health.”

The TRO application was filed on behalf of two registrants who live in Los Angeles County and are considered high risk due to chronic medical conditions, including asthma and hypertension.  One of the registrants is homeless and is therefore required to register every month.  His next registration date is May 7.

“The Los Angeles Police Department stopped in-person registration about three weeks ago,” stated ACSOL President Chance Oberstein.  “The department is now registering everyone by phone.”

The Attorney General’s legal representative has stated in writing that his office will oppose the TRO application although he provided no reason for that opposition.  The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department’s legal representative has not stated whether his client will oppose or support the TRO application.

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I’m registering at 2 locations. OC has closed their building/office in Santa Ana and has a telephone number posted. A young girl answers the phone and clearly isn’t organized. She informed me we will be required to come back in May? I then called LB to register and they informed I couldn’t, because it showed I was in violation? I then called OC to call LB. very disorganized! This is disturbing! LB is allowing you to register via the telephone and then come in to pick up your receipt at a later point!

I thought LAPD had already stopped in person reporting for now. Why this suit? Is it a means of making it statewide?

Of course, the AG opposed and without reason. They’d oppose if you simply said the sky is blue for no other reason than the sake of opposing.

It was VERY interesting indeed to learn that The Los Angeles Police Department was the most reasonable agency in the entire state of California.

I will be registering with a police department in one of the cities of San Bernardino county in early May. Will be calling about a week ahead to setup an appointment. Should be interesting to find out what they tell to do this year.

Even San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera and police chief William Scott admitted putting people in a room is dangers. Just like RC being put in a small room during the outbreak..

“Cramming dozens of people into an illegal club during this outbreak is like dropping a lit match in the woods during fire season. Who knows how far the damage will spread? It’s the epitome of irresponsibility,” Herrera said in a statement.

Herrera said in a statement. “Education is always the first step, but willfully ignoring health orders is not acceptable. We are going to use every tool at our disposal, including these types of warrants, to protect public health during this pandemic.”

since This article says that

” Attorney General’s legal representative has stated in writing that his office will oppose the TRO application although he provided no reason for that opposition.”

. Let’s take a look at his Twitter comments.

We’re asking
to do what’s right and take action to prevent the spread of #COVID19 in immigration detention facilities.

Failure to act won’t only harm immigrants in civil detention, it could also impact hospitals that will need to mobilize a response if nothing is done.”

To me it read like a double standard..

Here is the link

Attorney General Xavier Becerra

A week too late for me, mine was last week, in person, deputy stood next to me, no masks or gloves.

What was the outcome of this?