WHAT: Various LAPD divisions work together to help fulfill the wish of 8-year-old Noah Cohen. Make-A-Wish Foundation has arranged for Noah to visit Los Angeles from Vermont and experience the excitement of being a Los Angeles police officer.
WHEN: Thursday, April 23, 2015 10:30 a.m – 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: 10:30 a.m.- Emergency Vehicle Operation Center tour Davis Training Facility, 12001 Blucher Avenue, Granada Hills
12:15 p.m.- Special Weapons and Tactics armored vehicle ride-a-long Elysian Park Police Academy, 1880 North Academy Drive, Los Angeles
3:00 p.m.- LAPD airship ride-a-long Air Support Division. 555 Ramirez Street, Los Angeles
WHO: LAPD personnel assigned to various divisions
WHY: Noah was born with a rare condition called VACTERL Syndrome and he has had nearly two dozen surgeries since birth. Make-A-Wish Foundation has asked the LAPD and LAFD to assist in making Noah’s wish come true.
CONTACT: For more information, please contact Media Relations Section at (213) 486-5910.