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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Media Relations

Media Logistics for Coverage of Officer Nicholas Lee’s Memorial Service

UPDATE
March 12, 2014

ADDITIONAL:  Street closures in effect by 6:30 a.m., Thursday: 
Hill Street between Ord and 1st Street
Temple Street between Grand Avenue and Broadway
Northbound Grand Avenue between 1st Street and Temple Street

 
Updated General Media Parking
Media parking is available on Hill Street, South of Temple Street on the west side of Hill Street.  Hill Street will be closed to the public from Temple Street to Ord Street.   

 ** Please remind the public that services are open to everyone, however, seating inside and outside the Cathedral will most likely be unavailable. Thursday is forecasted to be a warm and sunny; please bring sun protection, food, and plenty of water. **


The following information is being provided to assist members of the media covering the memorial services for LAPD Officer Nicholas Lee.

WHAT:
Funeral and interment for Officer Lee  

WHEN:
Funeral:   
Thursday, March 13, 2014
9 a.m.

Interment:   
Immediately following funeral services

WHERE:
Funeral:   
Cathedral of Our Lady of The Angels
555 W. Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Interment:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
1712 S. Glendale Ave
Glendale, CA 91205

DETAILS:

Media Relations Section
The Cathedral of our Lady of the Angels will be opened to the media on March 13, 2014 starting at 6:30 a.m.; a Media Relations Section PIO will be at the facility to address any concerns.

General Media Parking
Media parking is available on Hill Street, North of Temple Street.  Hill Street will be closed to the public from Temple Street to Ord Street.

Funeral Procession Route
Immediately following the service, the Department motorcade will lead the procession westbound on Temple Street, to north northbound Glendale Boulevard.  The procession will enter the 2 freeway south and exit San Fernando Road.  The procession will continue westbound San Fernando Road to northbound Glendale Avenue, and then turn eastbound into the Forest Lawn Memorial Park driveway.

Any media questions can be directed to Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.

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