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News Release

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Media Relations

LAPD Rampart Division to Conduct a Safety and Enforcement Operation “Pedestrian and Child Safety Campaign”NA14202sm

WHAT:
A pedestrian crosswalk safety and enforcement operation conducted by the LAPD’s Rampart Division as part of the City’s “Pedestrian and Child Safety Campaign.”

WHEN:
Thursday, November 6, 2014
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

WHERE:
The enforcement operation(s) will be conducted at one location within the LAPD’s Rampart Division as follows: 
Alvarado Street and 6th Street

WHO:
LAPD Reserve Motor Officers
LAPD Rampart Division Officers

WHY:
To promote pedestrian safety through education and enforcement of the rules of the road as it pertains to vehicle and pedestrian violations.  The goals of this operation will be to improve pedestrian safety, to change dangerous pedestrian behaviors, to change dangerous driver behavior, to reduce injury, death, and property damage associated with vehicle verses pedestrian traffic collisions.

The Alvarado Street and 6th Street location is one of the busiest intersections in Rampart Division with heavy pedestrian traffic and vehicle traffic. It is the number one vehicle vs. pedestrian traffic collision location.

CONTACT:
Questions regard this operation may be directed to Rampart Assistant Watch Commander Sergeant II John Marroquin at (213) 484-3400 or Sgt II Todd Turner of the Rampart Vice Unit at (213) 484-3687.


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