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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Media Relations

Los Angeles Mayor and Chief Bratton Announce 2009 Gang Initiatives and Crime Strategies

What:      
Press conference to unveil the 2009 Gang Initiatives and Crime Strategies.  

When:         
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009
10:45 a.m.  

Where:    
Rampart Community Police Station
1401 West Sixth Street
Los Angeles, California 90017              

Who:           
The Honorable Mayor of the City of Los Angeles
LAPD Chief William J. Bratton
Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo                         
District 5 Los Angeles City Councilmember Jack Weiss, Public Safety Committee Chair  
LAPD Commissioner Anthony Pacheco
Federal Bureau of Investigation Assistant Director Salvador Hernandez, Los Angeles
United States Attorney Thomas O’Brien
Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Special Agent In Charge John A. Torres, Los Angeles Field Office
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Special Agent In Charge Jorge Guzman
LAPD First Assistant Chief Jim McDonnell
LAPD Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger
LAPD Deputy Chief Charlie Beck
        
Why:           
The primary focus of the 2009 Crime Fighting Strategies will be on Gangs.  The coordinated approach includes education, prevention, intervention, suppression, prosecution, incarceration and reintegration.  Service providers from local, state, and federal Governments will partner with private groups, businesses, activists and individuals.   

Contact:  
 
For further information, contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.


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