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News Release

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Media Relations

LAPD Investigates Wave of Lewd Conduct Incidents in Elysian Park NA10051rf

WHAT:          
News conference to discuss concerns about ongoing reports of lewd conduct incidents in Elysian Park and nearby areas

WHEN:       
March 12, 2010 10 a.m.

WHERE:     
Northeast Community Police Station (roll call room)
3353 San Fernando Road
Los Angeles 90065

WHO:         
LAPD Deputy Chief Sergio Diaz
Captain William Murphy, Commanding Officer, LAPD Northeast Division
Sergeant Lisa Phillips, Officer in Charge, LAPD Northeast Division Vice
Officer Patricia Luevanos, GLBT Liaison, LAPD Community Relations Section
Richard Zaldivar, AIDS Activist, Founder and President of The Wall Las Memorias

WHY:   
To emphasize serious personal safety risks related to these incidents, including dangers of sexually transmitted diseases and participants being accosted and targeted for robbery by members of street gangs.  Footage about the incidents will be shown during the news conference.

CONTACT:   
For information about this news conference, please call the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.