LAPD Conducts Single Purpose Graffiti FASTRAC Inspection

September 19, 2001

Single Purpose Graffiti FASTRAC Inspection

Monday, September 24, 2001
8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

L.A. Mart
1933 South Broadway
Los Angeles

Los Angeles: On Monday, September 24, 2001 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., The Los Angeles Police Department will conduct a Single-Purpose Focus, Accountability, Strategy, Teamwork, Response, and Coordination (FASTRAC) inspection. The focus of this inspection will be on graffiti.

FASTRAC is the Los Angeles Police Department’s command accountability process that identifies issues throughout the organization and develops strategies and goals to address those issues. Commanding officers are brought together to share information, in an effort to target specific identified problems.

Graffiti is costly and it affects the quality of life for residents and business owners in all of the City’s communities. The purpose of this inspection will be to take an in-depth look at the magnitude of the graffiti problem within the City and develop strategies to eradicate this costly community blight. In addition to key Los Angeles Police Department members, the following public entities have been invited to participate:

Los Angeles City Mayor’s Office
Los Angeles City Council
Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office
Los Angeles Police Commission
Los Angeles Superior Court
Los Angeles City Department of Public Works
Los Angeles City of Recreation and Parks
Los Angeles City Department of Neighborhood Empowerment
Los Angeles Unified School District Police
Los Angeles City Human Relations Commission
Community-Police Advisory Board (C-PAB) Chairpersons

The media is invited to cover this event.
This media advisory was prepared by Public Information Officer Victoria Diaz, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586