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News Release

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Media Relations

Topanga Station Opens its Doors to the Media; Chief Bratton, Captain Sherman and Other Dignitaries to Conduct Topanga's First Formal Uniform Inspection

Formal uniform inspection of Topanga Station personnel

Friday, January 9, 2009
8:00 a.m.

Topanga Area Community Police Station
21501 Schoenborn Street
Canoga Park, CA 91304

Councilmember Dennis Zine, 3rd Council District
Los Angeles Police Commissioner Alan Skobin
Los Angeles Police Department Chief William J. Bratton
First Assistant Chief James McDonnell, Chief of Staff
Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger, Office of Operations
Commander Kirk Albanese, Assistant to the Director, Office of Operations
Deputy Chief Michel Moore, Operations Valley Bureau
Commander Harlan Ward, Assistant Commanding Officer, Operations Valley Bureau
Commander Jerry Szymanski, Assistant Commanding Officer, Operations Valley Bureau
Captain John Sherman, Area Commanding Officer, Topanga Area Community Police Station
Captain Maureen Ryan, Patrol Commanding Officer, Topanga Area Community Police Station
In March 2002, the voters in Los Angeles passed a $600 million dollar public safety measure to improve, renovate and expand public safety facilities.  Topanga Police Station is the newest Los Angeles Police Station and on Friday, January 9th, Chief Bratton along with other dignitaries will conduct a formal uniform inspection of all Topanga Station personnel.     

Parking:  Parking for the media has been reserved on the south curb of Schoenborn Street just west of the facility.

For additional information, please contact Lt. Roberts, Topanga Police Station at 818-756-4800, or contact Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.