***UPDATE TO MEDIA STAGING AREA LOCATION 1***
Staging area for Location 1 has been changed to Berendo, NORTH SIDE of Wilshire Blvd.
Instructions from LAPD to media outlets covering march and rally
Thursday, May 17, 2007
Scheduled assembly start time: 5:00 p.m.
LAPD will have designated Public Information Officers (PIOs) strategically positioned within the assembly and rally areas to facilitate communication between police personnel and media outlets. Uniformed PIOs shall wear black vests and Public Information Officer I.D. Tags. Spanish speaking PIOs will also be present.
Berendo Street and Wilshire Boulevard
[Four PIOs, one Spanish speaker]
Park View and Wilshire Boulevard
[Four PIOs, two Spanish speakers]
Media Parking (Staging Area)
Location 1: Berendo south of Wilshire, east side of street
Location 2: Wilshire east of Park View, north side of street
Media Safe Zones
In the event an unlawful assembly is declared and a dispersal order is given, reporters and camera crews are encouraged to go to Media Safe Zones:
Location 1: Northwest corner Wilshire Boulevard and Berendo Street
Location 2: Northeast corner of 6th and Lake Streets
For further information, contact Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.