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News Release

Tuesday, July 2, 2002

Media Relations

Paul Revere to Lead Crosswalk Sting

"Paul Revere to Lead Crosswalk Sting"

 

What:
Pedestrian Crosswalk Enforcement

Where:
Woodman Avenue and Parthenia Street

When:
Wednesday, July 3, 2002, between 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Traffic Division will be conducting a Crosswalk Enforcement Detail at the intersections of Woodman Avenue and Parthenia Street

A six-foot four-inch, 320-pound undercover officer dressed as Paul Revere will be crossing the intersections, at one of the most dangerous intersections in the Valley. Motorists who fail to yield for pedestrians will be cited. Drivers operating their motor vehicles without possessing a valid driver's license may be arrested and their vehicles impounded.

This enforcement activity is part of our heightened summer vacation pedestrian safety and traffic awareness plan. The last enforcement sting resulted in over 100 citations written for pedestrian crosswalk violations.

For further information, concerns or comments contact Sergeant Dale Turner, Valley Traffic Division at 818-756-8381.

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



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