Hollywood Police Station LGBTQ Open House NA18086ti

May 1, 2018

WHAT: Hollywood Community Police Station, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Open House

WHEN: Thursday, May 3, 2018 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Media Availability – 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Enter the Open House via Fountain Avenue at: Hollywood Community Room / Council District Offices 6501 Fountain Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90028

Hollywood Community Police Station 1358 Wilcox Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90028

WHO: City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, Council District 13 City Councilmember David Ryu, Council District 4 Program Director Derek Tennell, City Attorney’s Victim Assistance Program Neighborhood Prosecutor Steve Houchin, LAPD Hollywood Area, City Attorney’s Office LAPD Inspector General Mark Smith LAPD Assistant Chief Beatrice M. Girmala, Director, Office of Special Operations LAPD Deputy Chief Dennis H. Kato, Operations – West Bureau Captain Cory Palka, Commanding Officer, LAPD Hollywood Area Mariana Marroquin, Program Manager of the Anti-Violence Project, LA LGBT Center LGBTQ Community members

DETAILS: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Hollywood Community Police Station is hosting its first LGBTQ Open House. The event is an opportunity for community members to meet their officers, learn about local resources, access victim assistance services, receive crime prevention information and take guided tours of the station. Food and refreshments will also be provided.

This event is a collaboration between the LAPD, the Los Angeles LGBT Center, the City Attorney’s Office Victims Assistance Program, Bienestar and Friends Community Center.

Doors will open at 4 p.m., and the first guided tours will begin at 5 p.m. Please enter through 6501 Fountain Avenue and stop by the community room to check in.

CONTACT: For further information, contact the LAPD Media Relations Division at (213) 486-5910.