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News Release

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Media Relations

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UPDATE             
         December 18, 2014                     

The location for this event has been changed.  The new location is 200 City Hall East (On Main St between City Hall and City Hall East).



WHAT:
   
“Battle of the Badges” Blood Drive competition between the Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles County Sheriff and the Los Angeles Fire Department

WHEN:   
Thursday, December 18, 2014
1:30 p.m.

WHERE:      
Los Angeles City Hall
Media Room-4th Floor
200 North Spring Street
Los Angeles

WHO:         
Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck
Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Ralph M. Terrazas
Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell
    
WHY:    
The officers, deputies and fire fighters of Los Angeles County and the City of Los Angeles are competing in a friendly contest to raise blood for the American Red Cross of Southern California.  In a campaign that covers several weeks, the men and women in uniform will be leading the call for blood donation to supply the medical facilities of our communities.  The Red Cross of Southern California has offered to the media, the opportunity to follow a blood donation as it makes its journey from the donor, to laboratory analysis, to the transfusion for
a medical patient.  Interested media outlets can contact the Southern California American Red Cross for further information at (909) 859-7603.
    
 
CONTACT:   
For further information contact the Los Angeles Police Department Media Relations at 213-486-5910

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