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News Release

Tuesday, October 15, 2002

Media Relations

Police to Conduct Zero-Tolerance Task Force in Foothill Area

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


Los Angeles: On Thursday, October 17, 2002, dozens of Los Angeles Police Department officers from Foothill 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 the Foothill Area of the San Fernando Valley.

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 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 William M. Chambers, Commanding Officer of Foothill Area at 818-756-8860, or Captain Greg Meyer, Commanding Officer of Valley Traffic Division at 818-756-8722.

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