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News Release

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Media Relations

Law Enforcement and Elected Officials Provide Halloween Safety Tips NA13188ne

WHAT:
News Conference

NOTE:
Visuals include a parade of elementary school children in Halloween costumes.  A display of traditional wrapped candy and its look-a-like of marijuana laced candy wrappers will be shown.

WHEN:
Thursday, October 31, 2013
8:10 A.M.

WHERE:
Van Nuys Elementary School
6464 Sylmar Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91401

WHO:
Councilmember Nury Martinez, Council District 6
Captain Charles Hearn, Acting C.O. Valley Traffic Division
Detective William Bustos, Valley Traffic Detectives
Ms. Tamar Galatzan, LAUSD District 3 Board Member
Ms. Monica Ratliff, LAUSD District 6 Board Member
Chief Steve Zipperman, LAUSPD
Captain Denis J. Cremins, Burbank Police Department
Ms. Pat Hines, Safe Moves

WHY:
Halloween is an exciting night of the year and a special treat for young children.  It is also an important time to be vigilant for potential safety hazards.  Parents and motorists need to be especially cautious and alert during Halloween to ensure the safety of all pedestrians.  Halloween traffic safety tips will be provided to ensure everyone’s safety.

CONTACT:
For additional information, please contact Detective William Bustos, Valley Traffic Division at (818) 644-8021.

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