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News Release

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Media Relations

LAPD/Constitutional Rights Foundation Presents Cops & Kids: Working Together for Peace on the Streets NA15102ma

WHAT:
Cops and Kids: Working Together for Peace on the Streets

WHEN:
Thursday, May 21, 2015
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Berendo Middle School
1157 South Berendo Street
Los Angeles, Ca. 90006

WHO:
Deputy Chief, Beatrice Girmala, LAPD West Bureau
Constitutional Rights Foundation
LAPD police officers
Los Angeles Unified School District students

WHY:
The Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF) and LAPD have partnered together to provide students an opportunity to learn about police work; and work with local law enforcement to improve police-community relations. Approximately 400 students will have the opportunity to experience law enforcement from the point of view of police, suspects and witnesses.

The Cops and Kids program began over 20 years ago and continues to establish open lines of communication between students and law enforcement.

VISUALS:
The media will be allowed to capture the simulation exercises. LAPD officers CRF representatives will be available to answer any questions.

CONTACT:
For additional information please contact CRF, Lisa Cleri Reale, at (323)350-3596.


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