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News Release

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Media Relations

Crime Fighting Surveillance Camera System Goes Live in the West San Fernando Valley NA13010cn

What:
News conference to unveil camera surveillance system located in the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Valley and Topanga Areas.

When:
Thursday, January 17, 2013
1p.m.

Where:
LAPD’s West Valley Community Police Station
Ann Kinzle Community Room
19020 Vanowen Street
Reseda, CA 91335

Who:
Los Angeles City Councilman  Dennis P. Zine, Third District
Los Angeles Police Department Captain John Egan, West Valley Area
Los Angeles Police Department Captain Tom Brascia, Topanga Area
Vice President Sales and Marketing Jasper Bruinzeel, CelPlan Technologies Inc.

Why:
The Los Angeles City Council approved Councilman Zine’s motion to transfer $679,830.67 from the third council district portion of the Street Furniture Revenue Fund to the LAPD to purchase and install mobile, wireless security cameras in council district third.  The systems are now fully operational in the West Valley and Topanga Areas.

Of the LAPD surveillance camera systems that are located throughout the City of Los Angeles, this is the only system in which the video signal is transmitted wirelessly through Verizon 4G technology.

Visuals:
Immediately following the news conference, media personnel will be invited to view the monitors in the surveillance room.


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