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News Release

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Media Relations

City Crime Rates Drop to Historic Lows LAPD Crime Stats Down to 1970 Levels

WHAT: News conference to announce the lowest crime rates since 1970.


WHEN: Tuesday, August 5, 2008
9:30 a.m.


WHERE: City Hall-Mayor’s Press Room
200 North Spring Street, Room 303
Los Angeles, CA 90012


WHO: Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
City Councilmember Jack Weiss, 5th District
Chief William J. Bratton
Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger, Office of Operations


WHY: During the news conference, City officials will discuss the crime statistics to support the decrease in crime and talk about how the LAPD will continue to make Los Angeles the safest big City in America.

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