Van Nuys Division Toys on Patrol NA17223ti

December 21, 2017

WHAT: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Van Nuys Division Toys on Patrol Officers will be conducting a toy give away for the children in the less fortunate neighborhoods in the Van Nuys Community.

WHEN: Thursday, December 21, 2017 1 p.m. to 2p.m.

WHERE: Delano Street between Vesper Avenue and Kester Avenue Van Nuys, California 91401

WHO: LAPD Sergeant Maria Pedroza, Van Nuys Community Relations Office LAPD Officer Francisco De Jesus Officers from the Van Nuys Community Relations Office

WHY: This program benefits the children officers encounter day to day while responding to radio calls and conducting consensual encounters. During this event, Van Nuys Community Relations Officers along with Santa Claus will be spontaneously distributing toys in the neighborhoods; thereby fortifying bonds and trust with the public.

MEDIA: Media is encouraged to attend by meeting the caravan of Officers between the hours of 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m., at Van Nuys Station for media coverage. Please have the Media call (818) 971-9114.

CONTACT: For questions, please contact Officer Francisco De Jesus, Van Nuys Community Relations Office, at (818) 374-9406 or (818) 971-9114.