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News Release

Monday, September 28, 2009

Media Relations

News Conference Regarding Recent Crime Activity in the San Fernando Valley NA09257SF

WHAT:        
News Conference

WHEN:        
Monday, September 28, 2009
4:00 p.m.

WHERE:              
LAPD Van Nuys Area Community Police Station
(Mall Area in Front of Van Nuys Station)
6240 Sylmar Avenue
Van Nuys, CA  91401

WHO:              
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
Councilmember Tony Cardenes, Council District 6
Guillermo Cespedes, City of Los Angeles Director of Gang Reduction and
Youth Development
Deputy Chief Michel Moore, Commanding Officer, Operations-Valley Bureau
Captain Bill Eaton, Commanding Officer Van Nuys Division
Van Nuys Detectives
        
WHY:            
During the news conference, Deputy Chief Michel Moore, will address recent crime activity in the San Fernando Valley and the Department's quick action to redeploy officers. Van Nuys area homicide detectives will also discuss the shooting that lead to the tragic death of 4-month-old     Andrew Garcia.

ADDITIONAL:    
A photograph of Baby Andrew Garcia will be available at the news conference.

CONTACT:         
For more information, please call Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586       

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