Chief Bratton Attends Crowd Management Training

August 31, 2007

21st Century Mobile Field Force Doctrine

Tuesday, September 4, 2007 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Joint Force Training Base
4522 Saratoga Avenue, Building 15
Los Alamitos, CA 90702

Chief William Bratton
Deputy Chief Michael Hillman
Metropolitan Division

The Los Angeles Police Department has developed a new strategy involving crowd control techniques as it relates to public assemblies, marches, rallies and other similar events. The training will consist of a 10-hour day and will involve every officer including command staff personnel.

Members of the media will be allowed to film portions of the training being administered to the officers. A PIO will be at the entrance of the facility to direct media personnel to the parking area. Due to limited parking on the base an arrival time of 1:30 is suggested.

Chief Bratton and Deputy Chief Hillman will be available to members of the media for interviews.

Spanish speaking PIO’s will be on site for interviews.

For further information contact Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.