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News Release

Saturday, April 1, 2006

Media Relations

Hate Crime Awareness

What:
Photo Opportunity
West Valley Area announces the winners of its tolerance and anti-hate poster contest. The first place winner will be unveiled on a billboard.

When:
Wednesday, April 5, 2006
10:00 AM

Where:
Arco Gas Station
6310 Fallbrook Ave
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Who:
Captain John A. Sherman, Commanding Officer, West Valley Area
West Valley Detectives
Winners of the poster contest

West Valley Area and LAUSD have come together to teach students the importance of tolerance and anti-hate in our society. Fourth and fifth grade students from each elementary school in the West Valley area participated and submitted an anti-hate picture or a message depicting a positive vision of tolerance. All participating students will be honored.

For more information, please call Detective Steve Galeria, West Valley Division at 818-374-7768.