LOS ANGELES COUNTY — District Attorney’s investigators have distributed gift baskets this season to about 2000 families of homicide victims, officials announced Tuesday.
The D.A.’s 27th Annual Holiday Giving Drive took part throughout Los Angeles County, including visits to families in San Gabriel Valley cities such as West Covina and La Puente, District Attorney Steve Cooley said in a written statement.
“We in the District Attorney’s Office always are seeking justice from crime victims and their families. During the Holiday Giving Drive, we hope to bring them some cheer and and show them that we care,” he said.
District Attorney’s staff nominated families to participate in the program, which is a team effort by the District Attorney’s Victim-Witness Assistance Program, Bureau of Investigations and Bureau of Community Relations.