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News Release

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Media Relations

Open House Showcases LAPD's Equestrians

 

What:
Open House

When:
Saturday, September 8, 2001
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where:
Ahmanson Equestrian Center
3924 Rigali Street
Los Angeles

Who:
Metropolitan Division Mounted Platoon and
The Los Angeles Police Equestrian Fund

Atwater: The Metropolitan Division Mounted Platoon will host their Annual Open House on Saturday, September 8, 2001, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Ahmanson Equestrian Facility, 3924 Rigali Street, Los Angeles.

This promises to be an exciting event where everyone will have an opportunity to tour the state-of-the-art equestrian center, observe demonstrations of expert crowd management techniques and horse handling skills. Displays from many of the Department's specialized units and other governmental agencies will also be available for viewing.

The Los Angeles Police Equestrian Foundation are the sponsors of this event and consists of community volunteers, who are committed to ensuring the safety and security of the people of Los Angeles. The Mounted Platoon provides the policing of the City of Los Angeles from horseback. The men and women of the Mounted Platoon are responsible for crime prevention, reduction of violent crime, crowd management, crowd control and search and rescue.

Refreshments will be served and souvenirs will be available for purchase.

Anyone with questions regarding this open house is urged to contact Sergeant Sola or Officer Weaver at 213-485-5909.

This media advisory was prepared by Officer La Donna Cissell, Media Relations Section 213-485-3586.



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