Los Angeles Mayor and Chief Announce LAPD Counter Terrorism Initiatives and SWAT’s Newest Rescue Vehicle, MEDCAT

February 4, 2009

LAPD Chief William Bratton Monthly Media Availability
Thursday, February 5, 2009
11:00 a.m.  

Emergency Services Division Bomb Squad Facility
2029 North Main Street
Los Angeles, California 90031          

The Honorable Mayor of the City of Los Angeles
LAPD Chief William J. Bratton
Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Douglas L. Barry                         
LAPD Deputy Chief Michael Downing
LAPD Deputy Chief Sandy Jo MacArthur
LAPD Deputy Chief Richard Roupoli
Chief Bratton will announce monthly crime statistics.  The Mayor and the Chief will also discuss new proposed Counter Terrorism legislation, a more comprehensive and focused effort to strengthen Counter Terrorism intelligence and response capabilities in the event of a multiple site attack scenario.  The Department’s latest SWAT rescue vehicle built for Police and Fire Rescue Personnel will also be unveiled.  
For further information, contact LAPD Media Relations Section at (213) 485-3586.