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News Release

Tuesday, December 6, 2005

Media Relations

Chief of Police to Kick-Off 5th Annual Toy Drive

What:
News Conference to Announce the 5th Annual Holiday Toy Drive

When:
Wednesday, December 7, 2005
10:00 a.m.

Where:
Harmony Elementary School (Signage on front of building still says Jefferson #2)
899 East 42nd Place, School Auditorium
Los Angeles, CA 90011
42nd Place between Central Avenue and Avalon Boulevard
323-238-0791

Who:
Chief of Police William J. Bratton
Alan Atkins, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation
Members of the LAPD's Centurions Baseball Team
Children from Harmony Elementary School

Why:
At the start of this holiday season, the Los Angeles Police Department and the
communities we serve are joining forces to donate unwrapped toys and books for the
many underprivileged children in the Los Angeles area.

For the fifth year, Chief William J. Bratton will announce the kick-off of the annual "LAPD Angels Toy Drive." Members of our community wishing to donate unwrapped toys or books may do so at any of the Departmentís 19 community police stations.
Chief Bratton will ask that book donations include an inspirational message written on the inside front cover of each book, wishing the child a happy and prosperous new year.

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