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News Release

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Media Relations

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Gives Halloween Safety Tips NA09283gb

What:  
Elementary school children will parade in Halloween costumes and Law enforcement personnel will provide Halloween traffic safety tips.

When:            
Friday, October 30, 2009
8:00 a.m. 

Where:        
Shirley Avenue Elementary School
19452 Hart Street
Reseda, CA 91135     

Who:     
City Controller Wendy Greuel
Councilman Dennis Zine, Council District 3
LAPD Commander Jorge Villegas, Operations Valley Bureau
LAPD Captain Phillip S. Trotter, Commanding Officer, Valley Traffic Division
LAPD Valley Traffic Division, Detective William F.Bustos
City of Los Angeles, Office of the City Attorney, Richard Schmidt
Los Angeles Unified School District, Board member, Tamar Galatzan, District 3
Los Angeles Unified School District, Police Chief, Larry Manion 
       
Why:       
To provide safety tips to the public since Halloween is a favorite holiday of children, but they are focused on costumes, candy and having fun with friends. Safety is the last thing on their minds, so parents and motorists need to be alert.

For additional information, please contact Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586, and for Spanish Media contact Valley Traffic Division Detective Bustos at 818-644-8021.