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News Release

Friday, July 7, 2017

Media Relations

8th Annual LAPD & LAFD Safe Summer Tip-off Family Fun Festival NA17113ti

WHAT:
Free Community Event

WHEN:
Sunday, July 9, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Family Festival
10:45 a.m. Media Availability with LAPD Chief Beck and LAFD Chief Terrazas
11:30 a.m. - CrossFit competition Between LAPD Officers & LAFD Firefighters
12:00 p.m. - Chili Cook off

WHERE:
USC Galen Center
3400 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90089

WHO:
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck
Los Angeles Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas

WHY:
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the Los Angeles Fire Department
(LAFD) are hosting the 8th Annual LAPD & LAFD Safe Summer Tip-off. A Free community event scheduled for Sunday, July 9, 2017, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This year the Safe Summer Tip-off will provide an exciting opportunity to bring young people together in a positive and safe setting, as well as to address some of the challenges they face in their community. Personnel from both Departments will be on hand to mentor attendees and discuss the importance of staying physically active, being involved in their community and inspire them to make contributions to their neighborhoods. City of Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Division will be on hand to demonstrate and giveaway child car seats.

The event will also feature a Cross-Fit Competition between Los Angeles Police Officers and Firefighters, complimentary lunch, activities to build unity among youth, and educational opportunities to learn more about the LAPD, LAFD and our Community Partners.


EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:
Basketball Skills Clinic
BubbleMania
Characters from the 501st Legion
Complimentary BBQ Lunch

Static displays and demonstrations by LAPD & LAFD Specialized units:

o LAPD South Traffic Division Sober Graduation

o LAPD Bomb Squad

o LAPD SWAT

o LAPD Mounted Unit

o LAPD Recruitment

o LAPD Race Car

o LAPD & LAFD K­9s

o LAFD Engine

o LAFD Rescue Ambulance

o LAFD Bandwagon

o LAFD Hazmat

o USC Department of Public Safety

o LA County Shakey Quakey Earthquake Simulator

o Community Resource Booths

Prize Giveaways:
Bicycles
Toys
Gift cards

Event Sponsors:
Motorola Solutions
University of Southern California
Smart & Final
Greg Amundson
Arctic Glacier U.S.A
Frito­Lay
Nestle Water
McDonald's
Los Angeles Police Foundation
Bai Beverage

CONTACT:

For additional information, please contact Police Office Nguyet Amancio, Media Relation Division at 213-486-6000. On the day of the event, she can be reached via cellular phone at 213-841-2075. Please visit us on Facebook/safesummertipoff


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