Back to School Safety

September 1, 2005

Back to School Safety News Conference
Tuesday, September 6, 2005, at 7:30 AM
Clover Elementary School
11020 Clover Avenue, Los Angeles

Gil Botello and Charina Berroya
from Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s Office
Paul Backstrom, Field Representative
from Councilman Jack Weiss’s Office
Deputy Chief Richard Roupoli,
Commanding Officer West Bureau,
Captain Bill Williams,
Commanding Officer of Pacific Division,
Captain David Baca,
Commanding Officer of West Traffic Division,
Chief Larry Manion, Los Angeles Unified School District Police Department

The Los Angeles Police Department’s Pacific Area, in conjunction with West Traffic Division and the Los Angeles Unified School Police, will have a “Get Back to School Safely” news conference.  The news conference is to remind the public that school is back in session and to increase pedestrian/bicycle safety awareness around schools.  Additional emphasis will be to encourage parents to drop off and pick up their children safely.  The “School Valet” program will be discussed.
For further information contact Officer Leonard Johnson, West Traffic Division, School Safety Task Force, at 213-473-0216, Officer Carlos Llamas, Pacific Patrol Division at 213-482-6420, or Sergeant Lopez, LAUSD School Police Department at 213-625-6631.