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News Release

Thursday, June 2, 2005

Media Relations

San Fernando Valley Community Summit Aims to Reduce Crime and Gang Violence

 

What:
San Fernando Valley Community Summit

When:
Friday, June 10, 2005
8:30 to 11:00 a.m. (Free Continental Breakfast)

Where:
Pacific Winnetka All Stadium 21
9201 Winnetka Avenue, Chatsworth, CA 91311

Who:

  • Police Officers
  • Elected Officials
  • Religious Leaders
  • Business and Community Members

Why:
The Los Angeles Police Department, along with businesses, schools and faith groups are meeting to make a difference in our community.

Goals of the Summit include:

  • Identify the needs of at-risk youth and discuss solutions for crime and gang violence
  • Establish a forum for gang members to meet and discuss a common truce
  • Identify and collaborate the resources of law enforcement and governmental agencies, local businesses, faith based organizations, schools, and non-profit community groups
  • Publicize and distribute a divisional and regional crime prevention and intervention resource guide
  • Engage neighborhood councils to improve quality of life issues and relationships with law enforcement

Los Angeles Police Officer and Department Chaplain, Ken Crawford, coordinator of the San Fernando Valley Community Summit, is available for interviews prior to Friday's event, and welcomes the media to attend this valuable community forum. For additional information, please call Officer Crawford at 818-756-8270.

 



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