Los Angeles: The LAPD Mission Division on Saturday, May 18, 2013, will open its doors a little more than usual. The public will be free to tour the police station, view displays, and hear remarks by local police and government officials, between 10 AM and 3 PM. The station is located at 11121 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
“There’s something for everyone here on Saturday,” said Capt. Todd Chamberlain, commanding officer of the Mission Area Police Station. “We’d like everyone to feel the police station is part of the neighborhood. Opening the doors lets us remove some of the mystery of government.”
There will be face painting, an inflated bouncer, and fingerprinting for children.
See the bomb squad, motorcycle officers, the Hazmat unit, and a K-9 with its human partner.
Police helicopters will perform a fly-over of the station.
Food and entertainment will be on hand.
Officers will give guided tours of the station between 10 AM and 2 PM.
Learn how to become a volunteer at the police station.
Meet police cadets and get information about the youth Cadet program for kids.
Local government officials will give remarks starting at 1130 AM.
Captain Todd Chamberlain, commanding officer of the Mission Police Station
LAPD Commander Sharon Papa
City Attorney Carmen Trutanich
LA County Supervisor Zev Yaraslosky
State Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra
For more information on the Open House, call Sergeant Adrian Torres at (818) 838-9856.