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News Release

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Media Relations

LAPD Plays Santa in Gift Give Away to Visually Impaired and Blind Children

Hollywood - On Friday, December 15, 2000 at 10:30 a.m., Santa will give away 100 presents at The Frances Blend School, located at 5210 West Clinton Street (between Norton and Van Ness). Hollywood Area acting Commanding Officer, Captain David E. Baca will be Santa for a day. Santa and his helper, Officer Chantelle Barrett will bring a little holiday cheer to the visually impaired and blind children by distributing 100 unwrapped gifts that were donated from various sources.

For inquiries, please contact Officer Chantelle Barrett, Hollywood Community Relations Office 213-485-4310.

This press release was prepared by Officer Charlotte Broughton, Media Relations Section 213-485-3586.