LAPD Mounted Unit to Patrol Griffith Park Observatory on Horseback NA23038jl

April 11, 2023

Media Availability

Friday, April 14, 2023
11:00 a.m. (Media availability will begin)

Griffith Park Observatory
(Front lawn of the Griffith Observatory)
2800 East Observatory Road
Los Angeles, CA 90027

LAPD Detective III, Michael Ventura – Northeast Area
LAPD Mounted Unit Patrol Officers

The LAPD Northeast division is increasing their presence in Griffith Park to conduct crime suppression. This effort includes the deployment of officers on horseback from the Metro Mounted Unit, who will be interacting with tourists and visitors while providing high visibility patrol. The LAPD is committed to utilizing all available resources to improve safety in Los Angeles for residents, workers, and visitors.

For more information, please contact LAPD Detective III, Michael Ventura at (323) 561-3257 or