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October 3, 2018: MEDIA ADVISORY: District Attorney Jackie Lacey Honors Five Who Came to the Aid of Children

Contact: 
Ricardo Santiago, Public Information Officer
(213) 257-2000

This Friday, District Attorney Jackie Lacey will honor five people who helped stop crimes affecting children in Palmdale, Echo Park and the San Gabriel Valley.

The honorees include a man who ignored threats of physical violence when he took a co-worker’s mobile phone containing child pornography and gave it to authorities; three women who saw a hungry, dirty toddler near a freeway in Echo Park and intervened; and a Bellflower mother who distracted a man who said he had a badge and gun until authorities arrived.

WHAT:  Courageous Citizen Awards Ceremony

WHEN:  Friday, Oct. 5, 2018

TIMES:  12-12:30 p.m. (One-on-one interviews available 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.)

WHERE: The City Club

555 Flower Street, 51st Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90071

MEDIA AVAILABILITY:

  • District Attorney Jackie Lacey, the honorees and the deputy district attorneys
  • Spanish interviews available
  • Validated parking is available on the premises.
  • Credentialed media only