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News Release

Monday, August 14, 2017

Media Relations

Back to school shop with a COP NA17146im

WHAT:
Back To School Shop With A Cop Event

WHEN:
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Staples Office Supply Store
5425 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, Ca. 90036

WHO:

LAPD Captain II Valencia Thomas, West Traffic Division Commanding Officer
LAPD Captain Aaron McCraney, Wilshire Patrol Commanding Officer
LAPD Wilshire Division Detectives
LAPD Wilshire Division Senior Lead Officers
LAPD Wilshire and Traffic Division Patrol Officers
Children from the local community

WHY:
Police officers from Wilshire and West Traffic Division will partner with kids from the community to shop for school supplies. The children will be given a $100 gift card to purchase needed supplies for the upcoming school year.

The Department received a total donation of $62,500 from the Foundation to enable the Back To School Shop With A Cop to take place at 25 different locations around the City. Officers in uniform will assist the students as they shop for back to school items.

The Department received a total donation of $62,500 from the Matthew 25:35 Foundation to enable the Back To School Shop With A Cop to take place at 25 different locations around the City. Officers in uniform will assist the students as they shop for back to school items.

Any questions regarding this event can be referred to Wilshire Senior Lead Office, Sergeant Cleon Joseph at (213) 842-0590

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