Statement from the Office of the Mayor: Data Event

"We are investigating a data event that was discovered on July 25, and involved limited information about City of Los Angeles job applicants in a database that is no longer used by the Personnel Department. We take the protection of personal data very seriously, and the City has informed the individuals who may have been affected. The City’s Information Technology Agency has added additional layers of security to guard against future events of this kind." - Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti