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News Release

Monday, July 10, 2017

Media Relations

8th Annual LAPD & LAFD Safe Summer Tip-off Family Fun Festival NA17113ti

WHAT: Free Community Event

WHEN: Sunday, July 9, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Family Festival
10:45 a.m. Media Availability with LAPD Chief Beck and LAFD Chief Terrazas
11:30 a.m. - CrossFit competition Between LAPD Officers & LAFD Firefighters
12:00 p.m. - Chili Cook off

WHERE:USC Galen Center
3400 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90089

WHO:Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck
Los Angeles Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas

WHY: The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the Los Angeles Fire Department(LAFD) are hosting the 8th Annual LAPD & LAFD Safe Summer Tip-off. A Free community event scheduled for Sunday, July 9, 2017, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This year the Safe Summer Tip-off will provide an exciting opportunity to bring young people together in a positive and safe setting, as well as to address some of the challenges they face in their community. Personnel from both Departments will be on hand to mentor attendees and discuss the importance of staying physically active, being involved in their community and inspire them to make contributions to their neighborhoods. City of Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Division will be on hand to demonstrate and giveaway child car seats.

The event will also feature a Cross-Fit Competition between Los Angeles Police Officers and Firefighters, complimentary lunch, activities to build unity among youth, and educational opportunities to learn more about the LAPD, LAFD and our Community Partners.


•Basketball Skills Clinic
•Characters from the 501st Legion

•Complimentary BBQ Lunch

•Static displays and demonstrations by LAPD & LAFD Specialized units:
oLAPD South Traffic Division Sober Graduation
oLAPD Bomb Squad
oLAPD Mounted Unit
oLAPD Recruitment
oLAPD Race Car
oLAFD Engine
oLAFD Rescue Ambulance
oLAFD Bandwagon
oLAFD Hazmat
oUSC Department of Public Safety
oLA County Shakey Quakey Earthquake Simulator
oCommunity Resource Booths
Prize Giveaways:
•Gift cards

Event Sponsors:
•Motorola Solutions
•University of Southern California
•Smart & Final
•Greg Amundson
•Arctic Glacier U.S.A
•Nestle Water
•Los Angeles Police Foundation
•Bai Beverage

For additional information, please contact Police Office Nguyet Amancio, Media Relation Division at (213) 486-6000. On the day of the event, she can be reached via cellular phone at (213) 841-2075. Please visit us on Facebook/safesummertipoff