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News Release

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Media Relations

Operation Save Our Streets II Joint Task Force NA11153kr

WHAT:   
News Conference
        
WHEN:   
Wednesday, July 6, 2011  11 a.m.

WHERE:   
77th Division
Community Room
7600 S. Broadway
Los Angeles, Ca 90003
        
WHO:       
FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge-Criminal Branch, Robert Clark
LAPD Deputy Chief Patrick Gannon, Commanding Officer Operations South Bureau
LAPD Captain II Nancy Lauer, Criminal Gang and Homicide Division
LAPD Lieutenant II Thomas McMullen, Criminal Gang and Homicide Division
LAPD Detective III Sal LaBarbera, Criminal Gang and Homicide Division
Lawanda Hawkins, Justice for Murdered Children
                       
WHY:    
This federally funded homicide task force within Operations-South Bureau was formed through the cooperation of Commanding Officers from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), LAPD South Bureau, and Criminal Gang and Homicide.

The Operation Save Our Streets II Joint Task Force will begin a three month operational period which began on July 1, 2011.  The primary focus will be to identify, investigate and solve homicides within South Bureau that have a high probability of being solved.  

CONTACT:  
For additional information contact LAPD Detective Sal LaBarbera at 213-485-4341 or FBI Press Relations at 310-996-3343.