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News Release

Tuesday, January 28, 2003

Media Relations

Police To Conduct Crime Task Force in Foothill Area

 

Los Angeles: On Wednesday, January 29, 2003, 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 issues in an effort to reduce crime in the San Fernando Valley.

Operations will commence at approximately 7:30 a.m. and will continue past midnight. There will be zero-tolerance for traffic violations and criminal acts in the affected area.

Recent past task forces in other parts of the Valley have resulted in hundreds of traffic citations and vehicle impounds, and dozens of arrests.

Other similar task forces to combat violent crime and improve the quality of life will be conducted in other parts of the San Fernando Valley.

For further information, contact Commander Michel Moore, Commanding Officer of Valley Bureau at 818-756-8303, Captain Kris Pitcher, Commanding Officer of Foothill Area at 818-756-8860, or Captain Greg Meyer at 818-756-8722.

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



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