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News Release

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Media Relations

Community Invited to Peace March Vigil

 

What:
"Stop the Killing", Peace March Vigil

When:
Friday, September 27, 2002, 6:30 PM

Where:
6000 S.Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles

Los Angeles: On Friday, September 27, 2002, the Los Angeles Police Department’s 77th Street Area in conjunction with Central Recovery and Development Project (CRDP) and the Hyde Park Organizational Network for Empowerment (HOPE) will be hosting a "Stop the Killing" peace march vigil.

This event is intended to bring the community together in a solidarity stance against gang violence and the increase of homicides in the area. The event will begin at Saint John Evangelist Catholic Church. Members of the community, representatives from HOPE, CRDP along with Los Angeles Police Department personnel will march through the community in an effort to promote peace. The event is scheduled to last approximately two hours.

Further questions regarding this event can be directed to Sergeant Mike Flanagan, Officer in Charge of the 77th Street Senior Lead Unit, at 213-509-8960.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Lucy Diaz, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.