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News Release

Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Media Relations

Celebrate New Year's Eve Safely; Don't Shoot Into the Air

When:
Thursday, December 28, 2006
9:30 A.M.

Where:
Los Angeles Police Academy, Elysian Park
Athletic Field
1880 N. Academy Drive

Who:
Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa
Police Chief William J. Bratton
Sheriff Leroy D. Baca
City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo

Why:
Both the Los Angels Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department have joined forces with the Mayor of Los Angeles and the City Attorney to remind everyone not to shoot in the air to celebrate New Year's Eve.

A series of public service announcements (PSA) featuring Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa have been supplied to TV stations to publicize this campaign.

Additional: For your copy of the PSA please call Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.