Los Angeles Police Department
Van Nuys Area
Community Police Advisory Board Minutes
November 13, 2014
Co-Chair Penny Meyer
Also in attendance were:
Sgt. II Tarek Ismail
Officer Michelle Lopez
Guillermo Marquez - Council District 6
Lynda Levitan - Council District 6
Brenda Villanueva – NCADD
Sandy Logan - NCADD
The meeting was called to order at 6:45 p.m., by C-PAB Co-Chair Penny Meyer. She welcomed all those in attendance. All those in attendance also went around the room, and introduced themselves.
• Sergeant Ismail addressed members about the Van Nuys
Badges for Bandages Campaign.
• Lynda Levitan - Council District 6 spoke to CPAB members
regarding collecting new and slightly used books for the
Station’s library and upcoming Holiday Book giving from
Council Member Nury Martinez.
• Sergeant Ismail advised CPAB members about our upcoming
Children’s Day at Delano Park, on November 15, 2014.
• Penny Meyer discussed CPAB Summit and the (3) topics
o Leadership, Youth buy-in
• Ron Fisher addressed CPAB members of the on-going
challenges with Sepulveda Boulevard and various hotels
in the area. He further gave updates on ABC locations
and Human Trafficking. Van Nuys had a recent arrest and
conviction of two Human Traffic offenses with sentences to
jail time between one and four years.
• City Attorney Galtazan spoke about a recent animal hoarding
case and outcome. She also addressed the recent
enforcement on marijuana clinics. She discussed
Proposition 47 and its effect on the City Attorney’s Office.
• Officer Lopez addressed members on completing CPAB
packages and obtaining credentials from OVB.
Neighborhood Watch Committee Chairman
Quality of Life Issues, Homeless Committee
Membership and Outreach - Emergency Preparedness Committee - Cheryl Cashman
Blight Abatement Committee - Penney Meyer
Technology Committee - Bob Cupples
The meeting was adjourned at 7:45 p.m.
The next meeting will be held on Thursday, December 11, 2014, at 6:30 p.m., in the Van Nuys Station Community Room.