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News Release

Thursday, April 21, 2005

Media Relations

Juvenile Impact Program

 

What:
The LAPD, 77th Division will conduct a regimented military "Boot Camp" for juveniles. By using LAPD instructors designated as Drill Instructors who will provide instruction in drill, ceremonies and physical training. The method is to obtain the attention and compliance through loud, boisterous and intense commands. Additionally the Los Angeles Unified School District will provide training and counselors to the recruits and their parents in anger management and communication skills.

GOAL:
To target at risk juveniles in the 77th area through police officers, detectives in an effort to instill a positive, permanent change in their behavior. Also a mandatory parenting class which consist of educating parents on discipline issues, recognizing possible gang and narcotics involvement and increasing the communication between parents and their children.

When:
Juvenile Impact Program starts on May 5, 2005 at 8:00 a.m., sharp 7676 South San Pedro St.

Registration is on May 3, 2005 or on May 5, 2005 at 6:00 p.m., at 7600 South Broadway

Where:
Freemont High School located at 7676 South San Pedro St.

Who:
Any juvenile from the ages of 9-17, predominantly for Juveniles within South Los Angeles. Juveniles who attend are through mandated court orders for minor offenses and or parent enrollment.

Why:
To correct and/or prevent negative and/or criminal behavior and attitudes in at-risk juvenile recruits by instilling discipline, self-esteem and respect for themselves and others. This will be accomplished through an intense regimented academic and physical training program. The emphasis on this program will be the retention of each recruit and their successful completion of the program as well as ultimately graduating a more disciplined, respectful, productive, confident and law abiding person who will continue the positive path set forth by the program and LAPD Drill Instructors.

For questions please call Officer Marrone and Officers Peat at 213-485-4285.



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