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News Release

Friday, December 21, 2007

Media Relations

Shhh Its a Surprise! Christmas Will Come Early for the Men and Women at Rampart Station

WHAT:
News Conference to Unveil Rampart Division’s new T-3 Mobile Unit

WHEN:
Friday, December 21, 2007
8:45 a.m.

WHERE:
In front of Rampart Area Community Police Station
2710 West Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026

WHO:
Captain John Egan, Commanding Officer, Rampart Area
Captain Thomas McDonald, Commanding Officer, Rampart Patrol
Karen Wagener, President of the Los Angeles Police Foundation
Ms. Dallas Price, Donor of the T-3 Mobile Unit

WHY:
The T-3 is an all electric three-wheel vehicle that is designed to be a supplemental tool for police officers. Besides being environmentally friendly, this tool can help the officer cover a large area when conducting a foot beat. The T-3’s raised platform can enhance the officer’s view over large crowds, improving awareness and visibility. Ms. Dallas Price, a member of the Los Angeles Police Foundation funded the T-3, which is valued at more than $8,000. She is a beaming example of the police and community in true partnership with a single goal to increase the quality of life for the Rampart Community.

ADDITIONAL:
The donation of the T-3 mobile unit has been kept a secret from officers and command staff assigned to Rampart Area.

For additional information, please contact Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.



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