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News Release

Monday, July 25, 2005

Media Relations

News Conference Announcing Aggressive Traffic Law Enforcement in San Fernando Valley by LAPD and the

What:
A News Conference announcing joint enforcement of traffic laws by the LAPD’s Valley Traffic Division (VTD) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) at locations throughout the San Fernando Valley.

Sites of focus will be those where motorists experience the most congestion during commuting hours.

When:
Tuesday, July 26, 2005
7:30 AM

Where:
15505 Roscoe Boulevard
North Hills, CA
Northeast corner of Orion Avenue and Roscoe Boulevard
(TG Pg. 531 G2)

Who:
Councilperson Greg Smith, 12th Council District
Deputy Chief Michael Moore, Commanding Officer, Operations Valley Bureau
Captain Ron Marbrey, Commanding Officer, VTD
Detective William Bustos, Office-in-Charge, VTD Detectives
Department of Transportation, Assistant General Manager, John Fisher

Why:
Between July 15, 2005, and July 22, 2005, VTD officers have issued more than 300 citations for a variety of violations, including gridlock.  DOT has simultaneously provided enforcement to facilitate effective traffic flow in the San Fernando Valley.  Valley Traffic Division and DOT officers will continue to conduct aggressive enforcement at select locations.

Additional:
Spanish Media contact 818-756-8391.