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News Release

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Media Relations

North Hollywood Task Force II in Arts District NA12227bb

WHAT:
News Conference

WHEN:
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
2:00 p.m.

WHERE:
North Hollywood Red Line Station
Lankershim and Chandler

Alternate Location (Inclement Weather)
North Hollywood Area Community Station
Community Room
11640 Burbank Boulevard
North Hollywood

WHO:
Councilmember Paul Krekorian, Council District 2
Mr. Josh Rubenstein, North Hollywood CPAB Co-Chair
Commander Sharon Papa (tentative)
Captain Justin Eisenberg
Captain Peter Whittingham
Select North Hollywood Arts District Community Leaders

WHY:
North Hollywood Task Force II is being implemented to reduce the incidence of Part One Crime in the North Hollywood Arts District.  The Arts District has seen an increase in Part One crime this year and the Department is taking steps to make the community safer and more secure and livable.  To assist in greatly reducing the incidence of crime, the Department is asking community members to take an active role alongside the Los Angeles Police Department in “hardening the target.”  This Task Force will leverage the partnership between the growing North Hollywood Arts District community members and the Department.

CONTACT:
For additional information, contact LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.


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