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News Release

Monday, October 24, 2011

Media Relations

Law Enforcement and Elected Officials Provide Halloween Safety Tips

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:     
Monday, October 31, 2011  8:00 a.m.

WHERE:    
Riverside Drive Elementary School
13061 Riverside Drive
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

WHO:        
Councilmember Paul Koretz, Council District 5
Ms. Tamar Galatzan, LAUSD District 3 Board Member
Chief Scott LaChasse, Burbank Police Department
Assistant Chief Timothy Anderson, Los Angeles School Police Department
Captain Ivan Minsal, Commanding Officer, Valley Traffic Division
Detective Robert Halcomb, Los Angeles Police, Devonshire Narcotics

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.

CONTACT:    
For additional information, please contact Detective William Bustos, Valley Traffic Division at 818-644-8021 or Cell 213-841-9060. (Spanish)


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