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News Release

Monday, September 30, 2002

Media Relations

Police to Conduct Zero-Tolerance Task Force in Devonshire Area

"Police to Conduct Zero-Tolerance Task Force in Devonshire Area"


Los Angeles: On Wednesday, October 2, 2002, dozens of Los Angeles Police Department officers from Devonshire Area, Valley Traffic Division, and Valley Bureau Headquarters will focus on violent crime and community quality of life issues in an effort to reduce crime in Devonshire Area.

The target zone is the area bordered by Nordhoff Street on the north, Roscoe Boulevard on the south, Wakefield Avenue on the east and the 405 Freeway on the west.

Recent past task forces in other parts of the Valley have resulted in hundreds of traffic citations and vehicle impounds and dozens of arrest. Other similar task forces to combat violent crime and improve the quality of life are also scheduled to be conducted in other parts of the San Ferenando Valley.

For further information, contact Commander Michael Moore, Commanding Officer of Operations Valley Bureau at 818-756-8303, Captain John Sherman, Commanding Officer of Devonshire Area at 818-756-8193, or Captain Greg Meyer, Commanding Officer of Valley Traffic Division at 818-756-8722.

This media advisory was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.