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News Release

Monday, January 28, 2008

Media Relations

LAPD Helicopters Used as Targets for Lasers

WHAT:
News Conference

WHEN:
Wednesday, January 30, 2008
11:30 a.m.

WHERE:
LAPD air Support Division, Piper Technical
555 Ramirez Street
Los Angeles, Ca 90012

WHO:
Deputy Chief Richard Roupoli, Commanding Officer, Special Operations Bureau Captain Mike Williams, Commanding Officer, Air Support Division Air Support Division Personnel

WHY:
Recently there have been several incidents of individuals shooting lasers at LAPD helicopters while on patrol. This not only endangers the lives of the crew and passengers but also is illegal.

LAPD Air Support Division officers will be available for interviews.

If you have any questions, please call Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.