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News Release

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Media Relations

7th District Council Office Funds Allotted for SF Valley Party Car NA13077pv

WHAT:
News conference to announce allotment of money to fund a special police patrol for responding to disturbance parties in Sylmar and other parts of Mission Area

WHEN:
Thursday, May 09, 2013
8:30 AM

WHERE:
LAPD Mission Area Community Police Station
11121 N. Sepulveda Boulevard, Mission Hills, CA 91345
Parking for live trucks will be reserved in the visitor’s parking lot.

WHO:
City Councilmember Richard Alarcon, 7th District
Captain Todd Chamberlain, Commanding Officer, Mission Area
Members of local community representatives from Sylmar
Senior Lead Officers

WHY:
Local police respond annually to nearly 5,000 disturbance calls related to large parties in residential areas.   Neighborhoods have complained these parties hold them hostage to loud music, drunkenness, fights, shootings, and even murder.  The special allotment of funds will allow for a dedicated party patrol car from June through September.  Its mission will be to monitor the parties before they get out of hand.  In addition, the officers will cite juveniles for curfew violations and keep an eye out for crimes that tend to occur in the vicinity of large parties, like car thefts and car burglaries.

For more information, please contact Det. Tom Barnhart at 818-838-9893, or Ms Becca Doten, 7th District Council Office, at 213-473-7007.


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