Reseda High School’s Police Academy Magnet uses book donations from their Coordinator and the Ella Fitzgerald Foundation to donate to all the LAPD Valley Bureau Stations to make their student cadets and the public aware of these rooms their purpose.
Monday November 9, 2009
9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Complete list of book stops on second page
Each of the seven Valley Bureau community police stations. Refer to list below.
Each stop is approximately 25 minutes long and will involve the cadets meeting the Captains, presenting them with the book crates, viewing their children’s room & photo opportunities. Times are approximate.
Alise Cayen, Police Academy Magnet Coordinator children’s book author and former professional cheerleader for the Los Angeles and Oakland Raiders.
The Ella Fitzgerald Foundation
Reseda High School Police Academy Magnet
Cadets and Captains of each respective Valley Bureau community police station
Each Los Angeles Police station has a “children’s room” where young victims and/or witnesses of crimes await questioning by detectives. In the Department’s continuous efforts to make these rooms warmer by filling them up with books and activities to occupy the kids while they are waiting for questioning.
Alise Cayen, coordinator of the Reseda High School Police Academy Magnet will be donating her new inspiring children’s book, Patty Pom-Poms, joined by The Ella Fitzgerald Foundation will generously donate more than 350 books to accompany Ms. Cayen’s title for each of the children’s rooms at the seven Valley Bureau community police station children’s rooms, bringing attention to these rooms and their purpose. An event Ms. Cayen hopes will teacher her cadets about young victims of crime and giving back.
The Los Angeles Police Academy Magnet Program began in the fall of 1996 and is currently in operation on six campuses within the LAUSD. The program is designed, not only to educate students about law enforcement and related careers, but, also, to encourage students to commit to a rigid course of study, physical training and compulsory community service, The result… respectful, law-abiding productive members of society. An LAPD Officer is assigned a full-time position to lead, counsel and mentor the students through their Police Academy experience.