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News Release

Thursday, September 6, 2007

Media Relations

Media Availability with Mayor and Chief

What:
Monthly media availability with Mayor Villaraigosa and Police Chief William Bratton

When:
September 7, 2007
10:00 AM

Where:
Los Angeles Police Academy
Elysian Park Facility (Physical Training Field)
1880 North Academy Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Who:
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
Chief William J. Bratton
Deputy Chief Michael Downing
Deputy Chief Richard Ripouli
Ms. Mary Grady
Captain Patrick Findley

Why:
LAPD Chief William Bratton and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will officially unveil the LAPD’s newest technology and equipment, much of which has been purchased through funding provided by Homeland Security.

On display will be the SWAT Bear Cat (Armored Vehicle), SWAT Response Truck, Air-Ship, Bomb Squad Response Truck, and the new Public Information Office Response Vehicle.

Media parking – will be reserved at the curb below the Security Guard Office. PIOs will be on hand to assist with parking.



Any questions may be directed to Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.