FREE Community Event
Saturday, May 2, 2015
10:30 a.m. Youth Safety Festival
1:00 p.m. Basketball game between LAPD Officers and LAFD Firefighters
USC Galen Center
3400 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90089
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck Los Angeles Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas Jay Flats, Los Angeles Kings Arena Host, Event Co-Host Becky Sattero, Actress, Event Co-Host Culy Fryz, Singing Group Brianna Leah, Singer TNT Slam Dunk Squad
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) are hosting the 6th Annual LAPD & LAFD Safe Summer Tip-off Youth Safety Festival and Basketball Game. A FREE community event, scheduled for Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Los Angeles Police and Fire Departments aim to bring young people together from all neighborhoods throughout the Southern California and City of Los Angeles regions in a positive and exciting environment.
This year’s event will include an outdoor festival providing the attendees an opportunity to learn about emergency preparedness, summer safety and local resources.
Featured at the event will be a spirited basketball game between 5-time defending Safe Summer Tip-off Champions, LAPD and the team from the LAFD. With Team captains Chief Charlie Beck and Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas.
Basketball Skills Clinic Social Media Scavenger Hunt (follow @SafeSummerTipOff on Instragram) Free Barbecue lunch Interactive Experience with the Los Angeles Sparks Interactive Experience with the Los Angeles Galaxy LAPD Bomb Squad LAPD Metropolitan Mounted Unit LAPD Special and Weapons Team (SWAT) LAFD Fire Trucks and Engine LAFD Swift Water Rescue Vehicles LAFD Urban Search & Rescue K9s USC Department of Public Safety Los Angeles School Police Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Team Entry to the Nike 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament Premier Level Seats at Staples Center to see the Los Angeles Lakers Autographed Sports Memorabilia Bicycles
EVENT SPONSORS: Motorola Solutions Foundation University of Southern California Smart & Final
Visit us at: www.safesummertipoff.com (Photos and Videos) Like us on: Facebook.com/safesummertipoff Follow us on: Twitter.com/summertipoff and Intagram/safesummertipoff Safe Summer Tip-off Hash-tag: #SSTO
ADA Accessible Sign Language Interpreters, Department of Disabilities, City of Los Angeles
For more information, please call Police Officer Sara Faden, Media Relations Section at (213) 841-2064. On the day of the event, members of the Media should meet with Public Information Officer, Rosario Herrera, Media Relations Section.