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News Release

Monday, December 17, 2012

Media Relations

City’s Gun Buyback Program Returns; Officials also Discuss School Safety Issues and Arrest of Suspect Who Made Threats NA12274rf

What:
News conference to discuss City’s Gun Buyback Program, recent arrest of a man who was making violent threats against local schools and school safety, in general.

When:
Monday, December 17, 2012, 1 p.m.

Where:
LAPD Administration Building
COMPSTAT Room, First Floor
100 W. First Street
Los Angeles 90012

Who:
City of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck
Los Angeles Unified School District Captain Steve Zipperman

Why:
To provide information about the Gun Buyback program and encourage participation.

Also in light of recent school violence in Connecticut, City officials want to provide more information about the arrest of a suspect yesterday who made violent threats on the Internet against unspecific local schools, along with general school safety issues and security measures.

CONTACT:
For more information, please contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.