Community Calls for Non-violence in Protests And Demonstrations NA21021jc

April 11, 2021

What: Faith and community leaders call for emotional temperance in possible demonstrations and protests associated with the trial for the death of George Floyd

Who: Sheriff Alex Villanueva, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Chief Michel Moore, Los Angeles Police Department Assistant Director In Charge Kristi Johnson, Federal Bureau of Investigation Capri Maddox, General Manager/Executive Director, LA Civil + Human Rights and Equity Senior Pastor Edgar J. Boyd, First African Methodist Episcopal Church Mr. Richard Zaldival, Executive Director and Founder-The Wall Las Memorias Project Abraham Cooper, Rabbi, Simon Wiesenthal Center

When: Monday, April 12, 2021 4:00 p.m.

Where: Police Headquarters Building – Courtyard 100 West 1st Street Los Angeles, CA 90012

Why: A joint press conference where community stakeholders, faith leaders, and community leaders call on our communities for emotional temperance in any possible demonstrations that may take place in relation to the trial for the death of George Floyd. The Los Angeles Police Department will always encourage, support, and protect the community’s first amendment rights and are calling on our community to exercise those rights in peace.

*LAPD public information officers will be present to ensure COVID-19 protocols are followed. All attendees must wear a mask and social distance.

Contact: For more information or questions regarding this event contact Los Angeles Police Department Media Relations (213) 486-5910.