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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Media Relations

Grand Opening of the Hollenbeck Area Community Police Station

WHAT:
Grand Opening of LAPD’s Hollenbeck Area Community Police Station
        
WHEN:
Saturday, September 19, 2009
6:00 p.m.  (Media tour of the station will be at 5:00 p.m.)

WHERE:
Hollenbeck Area Community Police Station
2111 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA  90033

WHO:
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
Councilmember Ed Reyes, 1St Council District
Councilmember Jose Huizar, 3rd Council District
Los Angeles Police Commission President, John Mack
Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton
First Assistant Chief Jim McDonnell, Chief of Staff
Deputy Chief Sergio Diaz, Commanding Officer Central Bureau
Captain Anita Ortega, Area Commanding Officer, Hollenbeck Area
LAPD Command Staff and Special Guests and Celebrities
            
WHY:
In March 2002, the voters in Los Angeles passed Proposition Q, a $600 million dollar public safety measure to improve, renovate and expand public safety facilities.

The 54,000 square feet, state-of-the art “Green” facility will house more than 282 patrol officers, detectives and support staff who will serve the diverse communities who live, work or visit the 15.8 square mile area.    

Captain Anita Ortega will welcome the public to tour the new police station and its grounds which are embellished with significant artwork reflecting the history of the heritage of the community.

Those attending the event will view displays from some of the Department’s specialized units, be entertained by the local talent and enjoy a “Taste of Hollenbeck” samples of cuisine from the many restaurants that are encompassed within Hollenbeck Area.
    
PARKING:Parking for the Media has been reserved at (Parking Company of America, 2118 First Street) located directly in front of Hollenbeck Station. .


For further information please contact LAPD Media Relations at 213-485-3586.

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