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March 16, 2016

WHAT: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Southeast Area will conduct its second “Walk a Cop to School” program event. Officers from Southeast Area have worked in partnership with the staff at 93rd Street School. Officers will pick up children at their homes, and walk them to school. Officers will be discussing traffic safety tips and answering questions during their walk to school.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 16th 2016 7:15-7:30- Officers will pick up designated children from their homes.

WHERE: 93rd Street School is located at 330 East 93rd Street, Los Angeles, CA

**In the 300 Block of E. Century Blvd. Officers will door knock various residences and pick up children for school.

**Media wanting to film officers knocking on the doors of children’s homes should meet at San Pedro and Century Blvd at 7:00 am.**

WHO: LAPD Captain Lee Sands, Southeast Area Patrol Commanding Officer Los Angeles Unified School District and the administrative staff at 93rd Street Elementary School

WHY: The program is being established as part of the continuing community outreach to improve traffic safety awareness for children and the community.

MEDIA PARKING: Media is encouraged to park around the school.

CONTACT: For questions, please contact Sergeant Moises Flores, Southeast Area Community Relations Office, at (213) 972-7961.