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News Release

Friday, September 2, 2016

Media Relations

Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau iWATCHLA Press Conference

WHAT:
Press Conference

WHEN:
Thursday, September 8, 2016
9:30 a.m.

WHERE:
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, by the Olympic Statues
3911 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90037
Free parking Exposition Park lot, 39th and Figueroa

WHO:
Los Angeles County Sheriff Department Sheriff Jim McDonnell
Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck
Los Angeles Police Department Assistant Chief Beatrice M. Girmala
Director of Office of Special Operations
Los Angeles Police Department Assistant Commander Edward Prokop
Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau Staff
Representatives from the private sector to include USC and Clear Channel Outdoor

WHY:
The Los Angeles Police Department and Chief Charlie Beck announces the partnership with the Los Angeles Sheriff Department's adoption of the iWATCHLA community terrorism reporting initiative extending iWATCHLA throughout the Los Angeles region. They will announce the public and private partnership of the LAPD with the business community in advertising the iWATCHLA initiative and particularly advertising the LAPDs launch of an iWATCHLA APP. They will thank local business partners including Clear Channel and USC.

iWATCHLA is the Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau's community reporting initiative that provides education about what types of activities and behavior to report and an easy way for community reporting by app, phone or web.

CONTACT:
For further information regarding this event, please contact the Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau at 213-486-8780.


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