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News Release

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Media Relations

False Alarm Reduction Public Service Announcement to be Premiered at Police Commission Meeting

WHO:       
Members of the Los Angeles Police Commission
President Richard Drooyan
Vice President John W. Mack
Robert Saltzman
Debra Wong Yang

WHERE:    
Los Angeles Police Commission Meeting
Police Administration Building, Room 161
100 West 1st Street
Los Angeles, California 90012

WHEN:       
Tuesday, May 8, 2012  9:30 am

WHAT:   
A 15-second video public service announcement depicting causes and results of false burglar alarm calls will be shown. Copies of the public service announcement will be available in Beta SP format for television outlets.

WHY:       
Los Angeles Police Department officers respond to approximately 40,000 false burglar alarm calls annually. Each false alarm call consumes valuable public safety resources. Learning the responsibilities of alarm system ownership is key to reducing the number of false alarm calls.