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Friday, July 1, 2016

Media Relations

7th Annual LAPD & LAFD Safe Summer Tip-off Family Fun Festival NA16136lp

WHAT: FREE Community Event

WHEN: Saturday, July 2, 2016
10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Family Festival
10:45 a.m. Media Availability with LAPD Chief Beck and LAFD Chief Terrazas
11:30 a.m. - CrossFit competition Between LAPD Officers & LAFD Firefighters

WHERE: USC Galen Center
3400 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90089

WHO: Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck
Los Angeles Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas
CrossFit Trainer Greg Amundson

WHY: The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the Los Angeles Fire Department
(LAFD) are hosting the 7th Annual LAPD & LAFD Safe Summer Tip-off. A FREE community event scheduled for Saturday, July 2, 2016, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This year the Safe Summer Tip-off will provide an exciting opportunity to bring young people together in a positive and safe setting, as well as to address some of the challenges they face in their community. Personnel from both Departments will be on hand to mentor attendees and discuss the importance of staying physically active, being involved in their community and inspire them to make contributions to their neighborhoods.

The event will also feature a Cross-Fit Competition between Los Angeles Police Officers and Firefighters, complimentary lunch, activities to build unity among youth, and educational opportunities to learn more about the LAPD, LAFD and our Community Partners.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:
•Basketball Skills Clinic
•BubbleMania
•Characters from the 501st Legion
•Complimentary BBQ Lunch
•Giant Family Games:
o"Connect Four"
o"Operation"
o"Kerplunk"
o"Jenga"
•Static displays and demonstrations by LAPD & LAFD Specialized units:
o LAPD South Traffic Division Sober Graduation
o LAPD Bomb Squad
o LAPD SWAT
o LAPD Mounted Unit
o LAPD Recruitment
o LAPD Race Car
o LAPD Tesla
o LAPD & LAFD K­9s
o LAFD Engine
o LAFD Rescue Ambulance
o LAFD Bandwagon
o LAFD Hazmat
o USC Department of Public Safety
o LA County Shakey Quakey Earthquake Simulator
o Community Resource Booths

Prize Giveaways:
•Computers,
•Bicycles
•Toys
•Gift cards

Event Sponsors:
•Motorola Solutions
•University of Southern California
•Smart & Final
•Staples
•Greg Amundson
•Arctic Glacier U.S.A
•Frito­Lay
•Nestle Water
•LA Party Works
•McDonald's
•Los Angeles Police Foundation
•Bai Beverage

CONTACT: For additional information, please call Police Officer, Sara Faden, Community Relationship Division at (213) 486-8426. On the day of the event, she can be reached via cellular phone at (213) 841-2064. Please visit us on Facebook/safesummertipoff



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