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News Release

Friday, December 12, 2008

Media Relations

LAPD Cops for Tots Christmas Party at Children's Hospital

What: Cops for Tots Christmas Party at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles

When: Monday, December 15, 2008
10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Where: Children’s Hospital
4650 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Who: Central Traffic Division Officers

Why: For the past 14 years, officers from Central Traffic Division has offered its support to
the Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Unit at Children’s Hospital.

Cops for Tots is a non-profit organization that was formed to raise funds to assist
hospitals meet some of its needs. Since its inception in 1995, the organization has
raised over $200,000 for this heart-felt cause.

Every year, Cops for Tots and Children’s Hospital organizes a holiday
party for young BMT patients and their families.

Santa Claus will be driven to the hospital in a SWAT armored emergency vehicle.
Once at the hospital, children and their parents will be treated to a holiday party.
After the party, officers will escort Santa Claus through the hospital and into the
BMT Unit, where Santa will deliver presents to the young patients.

For further information, contact Central Traffic Community Safety Unit Officers
Robert Cosner or Victor Islas, at 213-236-9254, or Media Relations Section at
213-485-3586.


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