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News Release

Monday, October 3, 2005

Media Relations

Northeast Area Resource Fair and Open House

What:
Northeast Area Resource Fair and Open House

When:
October 15, 2005
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Where:
Northeast Community Police Station
3353 San Fernando Road
Los Angeles

Who: 
Deputy Chief Cayler Carter, Commanding Officer of Central Bureau
Captain Morris Smith, Northeast Area
Captain Jose Perez, Northeast Area

Why:
This year's theme is "Building Safer Communities" which will focus on crime prevention and quality of life issues.

Northeast area consists of 22 diverse communities with about 250,000 residents.  This event will showcase the LAPD with displays from SWAT, K-9 Unit, LAFD and much more.  Northeast Area Reserve Officers will be present to provide guided tours of our Detective Section and Watch Commander's office.

There will be activities for all ages.  A live DJ will be on hand to provide music for entertainment as well as a moon bounce for the kids and free balloons will be given away.  Halloween safety tips will be provided to youngsters and parents to ensure a safe and enjoyable Halloween. 

Free Hot Dogs for kids, ages 12 and under along with a barbecue fundraiser will be provided by our local area business police support group, BLEND (Business For Law Enforcement Northeast Division) and the Community Police Advisory Board (C-PAB).

The event is designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, generate participation in local anti-crime efforts and to strengthen neighborhood-police community partnerships.  We all want to "STOP THE VIOLENCE!"

For additional information contact Sergeant Arthur Reyna or Officer Rita Vallejo, Northeast Area Community Relations, at 213-485-2548.