"News Conference to Promote Measure-A, the Half-Cent Sales Tax Increase Initiative"
Mayor James K. Hahn, Chief William J. Bratton; Los Angeles Police Department, Sheriff Lee Baca, Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, Juan Flotcha, Principal of Eagle Rock High School, Eagle Rock High School Students, Chief Randy Adams, Glendale Police Department, Chief King Davis Jr., Azusa Police Department and President of the San Gabriel Valley Police Association
Friday, September 10, 2004
Eagle Rock High School
1750 Yosemite Drive
Los Angeles: On Friday, September 9, 2004, Mayor James K. Hahn, Chief William J. Bratton, Sheriff Lee Baca and other members of the law enforcement community will join together to promote "Measure A", the half-cent sales tax increase initiative, to create a permanent source of public safety funding for all law enforcement agencies in the county. The measure will be on the November 2, 2004, ballot.
"Measure A" would allow for the net gain of 1,260 police officers and 128 civilian support personnel for the City of Los Angeles increasing sworn officers from 9,200, to a total of 10,460 officers.
This news advisory was prepared by Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.