WHAT: The media introduction to the first official deployment of LAPD Body Worn Cameras 6:00 a.m.
WHEN: Monday, August 31, 2015
WHERE: Los Angeles Police Department
Mission Area Community Station
11121 North Sepulveda Boulevard
Mission Hills, California 91345
WHO: LAPD Captain Todd Chamberlain, Commanding Officer Mission Area LAPD Captain Jeffrey Bert, Acting Commanding Officer, Media Relations
WHY: Mayor Eric Garcetti, the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Police Department are coordinating an extensive personal video program that will encompass the entire city police force, beginning with the LAPD’s Mission Area. On Monday, August 31, 2015, LAPD’s Mission Area officers will be the first division to receive training on the Body Worn Cameras to be deployed for police service within the Mission Division area.
VISUALS: A pool camera, supplied by KABC7 Television, will be providing supplemental video containing images of body camera training, distribution and officer implementation and use. KABC7 Assignment Desk: (818) 863-7600.
CONTACT: For further information, contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at (213) 486-5910.