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News Release

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Media Relations

LAPD Anti-Bullying Youth Seminar

WHAT:
Seminar

WHEN:
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.

WHERE:
First Presbyterian
Church of Hollywood
1760 North Gower St
Los Angeles, CA

WHO:
LAPD, Captain Bea Girmala, Hollywood Area Commanding Officer
LAPD Volunteer and Community Member, Monica Harmon
LAPD Community Relations Officers

WHY:
LAPD’s Hollywood Division will be hosting a youth seminar to provide information to parents and youths about the problem of bullying and how it can be addressed and combated. Topics will include anti-Bullying tactics for school, church, sports, or other places where students and young people often encounter it, as well as Cyber bullying that occurs on cell phones and popular social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, and My Space.

Guest speakers will include Monica Harmon, an active community member and LAPD volunteer. In 2009 Monica Harmon was honored by Chief William Bratton as the “Volunteer of the Year.” Her son is a five year veteran of the Department.

There will be a time of Questions and Answers at the conclusion of the seminar.

CONTACT:
For more information please contact Police Officer Marti Pacheco, Community Relations Office, Hollywood Area, at 213-485-4316.