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News Release

Monday, October 6, 2014

Media Relations

Community Involvement March & Clean Up in South Los Angeles NA14174SF

WHAT:
Community March & Clean-up in South Los Angeles

WHEN:
Saturday, October 18, 2014
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

WHERE:
Julian C. Dixon Park
4800 S. Hoover Street
Los Angeles, California 90037

WHO:
Representatives from Councilmember Curren D. Price’s office - 9th Council District
Command Staff, Operations-South Bureau
Command Staff, 77th Street Division
Senior Lead Officers, 77th Street Division
Representatives from 77th Street Division’s Neighborhood Councils
Members of the Clergy from local churches
Representatives from the Army National Guard’s Sunburst Youth Challenge Program
Representatives from the Vermont-Manchester Collaborative
Representatives from more than 50 community-based organizations

WHY:

The Los Angeles Police Department, members of the community, leaders in South Los Angeles and community-based organizations will once again partner to make a difference and improve the quality-of-life for those who live, work and visit the neighborhoods within LAPD’s 77th Street Division.  Organizers of the event are utilizing the relationships of cooperation to work together and make a visible impact in the neighborhood.  As part of that effort, the participating groups have coordinated local residents to come together to remove trash and bulky items, cut-down overgrown shrubberies and paint over graffiti.  In addition, all members of the public are invited to come out and participate in this event.

CONTACT:
For more information, please contact:
•    LAPD Captain Cory Palka, Commanding Officer, 77th Street Division at (213) 485-4185
•    Sergeant Hamed Mohammadi, 77th Street Division at (213) 485-4185
•    Sergeant Adam Moore, 77th Street Division, Senior Lead Officer Supervisor at (626) 589-5584
•    Ms. Connie Llanos, Councilman Curren D. Price’s office at (213) 473-7009


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