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Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Media Relations

Community Forum on Gang Crime in Canoga Park


What:
Community forum sponsored by the San Fernando Coalition on Gangs

When:
Wednesday, October 25, 2006
6 PM to 8 PM

Where:
Canoga Park High School – Auditorium.
6850 Topanga Canyon Boulevard, Canoga Park

Who:
The San Fernando Valley Coalition on Gangs
Councilman Dennis Zine, City Council District #3
Deputy Police Chief Michel Moore
Representatives of Los Angeles Police Department, West Valley Police Station

Why:
The San Fernando Valley Coalition on Gangs is a community coalition of stakeholders, made up of schools, businesses, neighborhood organizations, city government agencies, and homeowner groups.

The coalition was originally organized by the LAPD, recognizing that police departments cannot solve the gang problem alone.

The purpose of the forum is to coordinate a response to gangs and gang crime from the various stakeholders in the community.

Gang officers will make a presentation outlining gang activity in the Canoga Park area.

For additional information, please contact the Operations-Valley Bureau Gang Enforcement Detail, Sergeant John Artes, at 818-838-9480.