City’s Gun Buyback Program Returns; Officials also Discuss School Safety Issues and Arrest of Suspect Who Made Threats NA12274rf

December 17, 2012

News conference to discuss City’s Gun Buyback Program, recent arrest of a man who was making violent threats against local schools and school safety, in general.

Monday, December 17, 2012, 1 p.m.

LAPD Administration Building
COMPSTAT Room, First Floor
100 W. First Street
Los Angeles 90012

City of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck
Los Angeles Unified School District Captain Steve Zipperman

To provide information about the Gun Buyback program and encourage participation.

Also in light of recent school violence in Connecticut, City officials want to provide more information about the arrest of a suspect yesterday who made violent threats on the Internet against unspecific local schools, along with general school safety issues and security measures.

For more information, please contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.