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March 2, 2023

LAPD Officers host the first Just Say No School Rally of the year, and the 57th overall for 500 students and staff at Vaughn Elementary School in Pacoima!

Friday, March 03, 2023

9:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. (Event Time)
8:00 a.m. (Media Availability with Event Participants)

Vaughn Elementary G3 Campus
11200 Herrick Avenue
Pacoima CA 91331

LAPD Officer Michael Scott, LAPD Foothill Division CSP Officers, DJ Trujillo,
500 2nd & 3rd grade students who turned in written pledges & school staff,
LAPD Helicopter Flyover.

All students are required to complete the written Just Say No (JSN) pledge to say no to drugs, gangs, crime, and bullying verbatim or by writing a short essay or drawing. A one of a kind Just Say No Rally is then scheduled. This is the first rally of the year with requests coming in from other schools across the city!

This unique JSN School Rally includes:
*Discussion and demonstrations by law enforcement officers with students about the importance of saying no to drugs, gangs, crime, and bullying.
*Real testimonials from law enforcement officers and special guests regarding the negative incidents of drugs, gangs, crime, and bullying
*Reciting of the “Just Say No!” Drugs-Gangs-Crime-Bullying Pledge w/ students.
*Hula hoop, and dance contests for boys, girls, and teachers for big prizes.
*Prize drawings for all students throughout the rally.
*The DJ spinning tunes and MC Officer Scott w/ rap performance with his song, “Just Say No!”
*A request for a Police helicopter flyover.

Total JSN School Rallies to Date:
56 School Rallies and 31,982 students Impacted.

For inquiries, please contact Officer Michael Scott, LAPD CSP Senior Lead Officer 818-912-0561 or