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News Release

Friday, March 16, 2007

Media Relations

Surveillance Cameras Unveiled in Watts

What:
News Conference to announce operation of seven surveillance cameras in Jordan Downs Housing Development

When:
March 16, 2007
1:30 PM

Where:
Jordan Downs Housing Development
in front of community room
2101 E 101st Street
LA, CA 90061

Who:
  • Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
  • Police Chief William Bratton
  • Council member Janice Hahn
  • Council member Eric Garcetti
  • Richard Neal, VP Motorola
  • George S. Cardona, US Attorney's Office
Why:
Unveil new cameras purchased under a grant from the Department of Justice and partially paid for by the Motorola Corporation.

First of 20 cameras to be installed in Jordan Downs and monitored at Southeast Police Station.

Event will include a demonstration of how the cameras downlink to police cars in real time. Media will also be invited to tape the command center at Southeast Police Station after the event ends.