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News Release

Monday, December 18, 2006

Media Relations

Santa Claus Crosswalk Enforcement Detail

What:
Hollywood Crosswalk Enforcement Detail

When:
Tuesday, December 19, 2006
7:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Where:
7:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.-Intersection of Franklin Avenue and Vista Del Mar
10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.-Intersection of Highland Avenue and 2nd Street


Who:
West Traffic Division (WTD)
Gail Anderson, KTLA Reporter, (as Santa's helper)

Why:
To heighten holiday traffic awareness in the Hollywood area, an LAPD officer dressed as Santa Claus, will be crossing streets in marked crosswalks.. West Traffic Motor Officers, assisted by reserve officers, community volunteers, and bicycle officers, will stop vehicles and issue citations or warnings to motorists who violate Santa Claus' "right of way."

For further information, please contact Officer D. Gregg, WTD, at 213-473-0428.


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