Join Central Community Police Station For The 32nd Annual “National Night Out” Central Division NA16160aj

August 2, 2016

WHAT: “National Night Out”

WHEN: Tuesday, August 2, 2016 5 p.m.

WHERE: El Pueblo De Los Angeles “Olvera Street” 125 Paseo De La Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012

WHO: Councilmember Jose Huizar, Los Angeles Council District 14 LAPD Captain III Howard Leslie, Central Area Commanding Officer LAPD Captain I Don Graham, Central Area Patrol Commanding Officer Erik Estrada

WHY: The goal of “National Night Out” is to continue to solidify unity and partnership between our community and law enforcement against crime.

The Los Angeles Police Department will be participating in the 2016 National Night Out, an event held annually on the first Tuesday in August. This event promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie in the fight for a safer community.

The event has been held annually since 1984 and is meant to increase awareness about police programs in communities such as drug prevention, town watch, non-profit organizations, companies and police departments. Festivities have included live music, food and entertainment.

Event parking will be located on Main Street just south of Cesar Chavez on the west side of the street. The parking lots are privately owned and are paid parking areas.

CONTACT: For additional information, please contact Officer Todd Dressen, Central Division, at (213) 486-1163.