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News Release

Wednesday, February 13, 2002

Media Relations

Undercover Cop in the Crosswalk for Pedestrian Safety

"Undercover Cop in the Crosswalk for Pedestrian Safety"

 

What:
Pedestrian Crosswalk Enforcement

Where:
First Location:
Intersection of Ventura Boulevard and Lemona Avenue
Second Location:
Intersection of Ventura Boulevard and La Maida Avenue

When:
Thursday, February 14, 2002
First Location 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Second location 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Traffic Division will be conducting a Crosswalk Enforcement Detail at the intersections of Ventura Boulevard and Lemona Avenue and Ventura Boulevard and La Maida Avenue.

An undercover officer will be crossing the intersections, at two of the most dangerous intersections in the Valley. Motorists who fail to yield for the pedestrians will be cited. Drivers operating their motor vehicles without possessing a valid driver's license may be arrested and their vehicles impounded.

This enforcement activity is part of the Los Angeles Police Department's effort in reducing pedestrian related traffic collisions.

For further information, concerns or comments contact Sergeant Bill Justice, Valley Traffic Division at 818-756-8381.

This media advisory was prepared by Public Information Officer Grace Brady, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.