National Day of Remembrance for Murdered Victims 5K-Walk and Memorial Celebration WHAT: Media Availability
WHEN: Saturday, September 23, 2016 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: 5K-Walk- 8:00 a.m. LAPD 77th Street Community Police Station 7600 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90003
Remembrance Ceremony – 12:00 p.m. Jackie Tatum Harvard Recreation Center 1535 W. 62nd Street Los Angeles, CA 90047
WHO: President Matthew Johnson-Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners Commissioner Cynthia McClain-Hill-Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners Deputy Chief Phillip Tingirides, Commanding Officer, Operations-South Bureau Commander Gerald Woodyard, Assistant Commanding Officer, Operations-South Bureau Captain Peter Whittingham, Officer in Charge, South Bureau Homicide Anthony Anderson-Field Representative, City of Los Angeles Council District 8 Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Bureau of Victim Services Los Angeles City Attorney Victims Assistance Program Homicide Victim’s Organizations South Bureau Clergy/Community Groups
WHY: Monday, September 25, 2017, is the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims and in that spirit, The Los Angeles Police Department Operations-South Bureau in partnership with various community groups, is hosting a 5K Walk & Memorial Ceremony, September 23, 2016, for families who have lost a loved one to violent crime. This walk is the first of its kind, bringing Victims Organizations, Community, and Law Enforcement together to remember victims of violence. “Stop the gun violence and call for peace in our community.”
CONTACT: For additional information contact Officer Kathy Williams, LAPD Operations-South Bureau Community Relations, at (323) 786-5080.