WHAT: Press Conference
WHEN: Thursday, September 8, 2016 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, by the Olympic Statues 3911 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, California 90037 Free parking Exposition Park lot, 39th and Figueroa
WHO: Los Angeles County Sheriff Department Sheriff Jim McDonnell Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck Los Angeles Police Department Assistant Chief Beatrice M. Girmala Director of Office of Special Operations Los Angeles Police Department Assistant Commander Edward Prokop Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau Staff Representatives from the private sector to include USC and Clear Channel Outdoor
WHY: The Los Angeles Police Department and Chief Charlie Beck announces the partnership with the Los Angeles Sheriff Department’s adoption of the iWATCHLA community terrorism reporting initiative extending iWATCHLA throughout the Los Angeles region. They will announce the public and private partnership of the LAPD with the business community in advertising the iWATCHLA initiative and particularly advertising the LAPDs launch of an iWATCHLA APP. They will thank local business partners including Clear Channel and USC.
iWATCHLA is the Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau’s community reporting initiative that provides education about what types of activities and behavior to report and an easy way for community reporting by app, phone or web.
CONTACT: For further information regarding this event, please contact the Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau at 213-486-8780.