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News Release

Friday, July 6, 2012

Media Relations

“Media Training Day” NA12158rl

WHAT:
Chance to experience LAPD training in crowd management (practical application), emergency vehicle operations (EVOC), force options simulator (FOS), and less lethal options.

WHEN:
July 23, 2012
Beginning at 10 am and ending at 2 pm, lunch will be provided.

WHERE:
Ed Davis Training Facility
12001 Blucher Ave.
Granada Hills, 91340

WHO:
LAPD Media Community Relations and Community Affairs Group Commander Andy Smith
LAPD Training Division

WHY:
Media Relations Section is sponsoring a Media Training Day so that local media outlets are exposed to and take with them many of the same pressures to which our officers are exposed.  Media can observe and/or partake in the following training:  crowd management, emergency vehicle operations, use of force and less lethal options.

This training is geared for field reporters, but we welcome any interested producers or news directors.  Availability is limited, so we ask that you contact Sergeant Rudy Lopez, by July 16, 2012, at 213-486-5900, and confirm your attendance.

Please note that training will occur in areas that may not have smooth pavement and will require some physical assertion for those that participate in training.  Dress in comfortable clothing and shoes, and bring liquids for hydration.