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News Release

Monday, June 23, 2014

Media Relations

Peace March In South Los Angeles NA14118bb

WHAT:
Community United Against Violence Peace March

WHEN:
Saturday, June 21, 2014
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

WHERE:
Staging Area:
Greater Bethel Temple of Deliverance Church (Parking Available)
8500 S. Figueroa
Los Angeles, CA  90003

WHO:
Representative from Councilmember Bernard Parks, 8th District
Representative from Councilmember Joe Buscaino, 15th District
Representative from Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas, Los Angeles County
LAPD Commander Bill Scott, Assistant Commanding Officer, Operations-South Bureau
LAPD Captain Peter Whittingham, Commanding Officer, Criminal Gang Homicide Division
LAPD Captain Darryl Ito, Commanding Officer, Southeast Area Patrol
Members of Clergy
Gang Interventionist
Business Leaders

WHY:
The Los Angeles Police Department, Operations-South Bureau, in conjunction with community members, clergy, and concerned business leaders, will sponsor a community march and vigil to promote peace and to bring public attention to the recent gang violence that has plagued the community.  The “Community United Against Violence Peace March” will commence at 9 a.m. at 8500 S. Figueroa Street, proceed north to 82nd Street, south to 90th Street, and return to the original staging location.  All members of the public are invited to come out and support this important event.

CONTACT:
For more information contact Detective Cheryl Nalls (213) 485-4341, or Officer Stinson Brown, CriminalGang/Homicide Division, Gang Interventionist Liaison Officer at (213) 840-5882.

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