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News Release

Friday, December 11, 1998

Media Relations

Southeast Christmas Basket Extravaganza

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Friday, December 11, 1998

Southeast Area will be coordinating their Annual Christmas Basket Extravaganza. On Thursday, December 17, 1998 beginning at 8:00 A.M. The Senior Leads, Community Relations personnel and volunteers from Southeast will be putting Christmas baskets together at the Church Hall, located at 10611 South Hoover, Los Angeles.

The Senior Lead Officers, along with Community Relations Personnel have been scrambling and working hard to acquire enough goodies for 300-350 food baskets. Each basket will contain a turkey and everything else for a complete and nutritious Christmas dinner for a family in need. Toys will also be included in each basket. To date, more than 2,000 toys have been collected for distribution. Patrol officers from Southeast will pick up the baskets and toys at the Church Hall and distribute them to families in the area.

Donations are still being accepted. Any inquires can be directed to Sergeant Ted Maillet, Officer-In-Charge, Southeast Area, Community Relations at (213) 485-9909.


For Release 1:00 pm PST
December 11, 1998



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