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

July 10, 2017

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: oLAPD South Traffic Division Sober Graduation oLAPD Bomb Squad oLAPD SWAT oLAPD Mounted Unit oLAPD Recruitment oLAPD Race Car oLAPD & LAFD K­9s oLAFD Engine oLAFD Rescue Ambulance oLAFD Bandwagon oLAFD Hazmat oUSC Department of Public Safety oLA County Shakey Quakey Earthquake Simulator oCommunity 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