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News Release

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Media Relations

LAPD Mission Area “Kut the Kaboom”- 2nd Annual Fireworks Abatement Campaign NA15120ti

WHAT:
LAPD Mission Area "Kut the Kaboom" - 2nd Annual Fireworks Abatement Campaign

WHEN:
Saturday, June 20, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Brand Park (A.K.A. Mission Park)
15174 San Fernando Mission Road
Mission Hills, CA 91345

WHO:
Captain Todd C. Chamberlain, LAPD Mission Area Commanding Officer
LAPD Mission Area Community-Police Advisory Board (C-PAB) Quality of Life (QOL) Committee
Betty Ley, C-PAB Co-Chair
Mission Area Senior Lead Officer Philip Ruiz
LAPD Mission Area Cadets
Mission Hills Basic Car 19A43 Neighborhood Watch
U.S. Congressman Tony Cardenas, California 29th District
Councilmember Felipe Fuentes, Council District 7
Los Angeles Fire Department, Station 75
Los Angeles Fire Department Battalion 12 Commander Charles Combs

WHY:
To increase public safety awareness in the community during 4th of July weekend.

DETAILS:
The LAPD Mission Area C-PAB QOL Committee is partnering with the Mission Hills Community Action Group to join together with community members and special guests, to provide a goodwill campaign, with an emphasis on encouraging respect and consideration for neighbors, as well as promoting an awareness and better understanding of the hazards of fireworks and the negative impact they can have on the community.

There will be raffle drawings for Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Bear Pit, Empire Hardware, a personal tour of Mission Area and a Ride-Along with SLO Ruiz, as well as music by Bobby Arias, hot dogs and more. The event finishes with a coordinated "Kut the Kaboom" Campaign Outreach for community members to represent their neighborhoods. All are welcomed to attend this event.

For more information about this event, please contact Mrs. Betty Ley, LAPD-Mission Area, Community-Police Advisory Board Co-Chair, at (818) 837-3664.

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