Safe LA Task Force Significant Crime Arrests at Protests and Demonstrations in May/June NA20043dm

August 25, 2020


News Conference


Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:00 p.m.


Los Angeles Police Headquarters Facility 100 West First Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 (Deaton Civic Auditorium)


LAPD Chief Michel Moore Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva Assistant Director in Charge, FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office Jack Bennett Santa Monica Police Department Chief Cynthia Renaud LAPD Deputy Chief Kris Pitcher, Detective Bureau Long Beach Police Department Deputy Chief Erik Herzog ATF Assistant Special Agent in Charge Stephen Galloway United States Attorney Nick Hanna

WHY: The SAFE LA Task Force is discussing arrests for significant crimes committed during the protests and demonstrations in Los Angeles which started on May 29, 2020.

The task force consists of the following agencies: Los Angeles Police Department Los Angeles Fire Department Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) United States Attorney’s Office Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office Beverly Hills Police Department Long Beach Police Department Santa Monica Police Department Torrance Police Department California Highway Patrol Los Angeles Interagency Metropolitan Police Apprehension Crime Task Force (L.A. IMPACT) Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Federal Protective Service U.S. Marshalls Service

CONTACT: LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.