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News Release

Friday, September 22, 2017

Media Relations

Remembrance for Murdered Victims NA17173ml

National Day of Remembrance for Murdered Victims 5K-Walk and Memorial Celebration

WHAT:
Media Availability

WHEN:
Saturday, September 23, 2016
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE:
5K-Walk- 8:00 a.m.
LAPD 77th Street Community Police Station
7600 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90003

Remembrance Ceremony - 12:00 p.m.
Jackie Tatum Harvard Recreation Center
1535 W. 62nd Street Los Angeles, CA 90047

WHO:
President Matthew Johnson-Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners
Commissioner Cynthia McClain-Hill-Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners
Deputy Chief Phillip Tingirides, Commanding Officer, Operations-South Bureau
Commander Gerald Woodyard, Assistant Commanding Officer, Operations-South Bureau
Captain Peter Whittingham, Officer in Charge, South Bureau Homicide
Anthony Anderson-Field Representative, City of Los Angeles Council District 8
Los Angeles County District Attorney's Bureau of Victim Services
Los Angeles City Attorney Victims Assistance Program
Homicide Victim's Organizations
South Bureau Clergy/Community Groups

WHY:
Monday, September 25, 2017, is the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims and in that spirit, The Los Angeles Police Department Operations-South Bureau in partnership with various community groups, is hosting a 5K Walk & Memorial Ceremony, September 23, 2016, for families who have lost a loved one to violent crime. This walk is the first of its kind, bringing Victims Organizations, Community, and Law Enforcement together to remember victims of violence. "Stop the gun violence and call for peace in our community."

CONTACT:
For additional information contact Officer Kathy Williams, LAPD Operations-South Bureau Community Relations, at (323) 786-5080.

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