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LAPD information for 9-1-1

Monday, July 7th, 2014

LAPD | Crime Alerts and Contact Information

Monday, July 7th, 2014

CRIME ALERTS:

If you are on the sidewalk while talking/texting on your cellphone, please be careful! We have had a few cellphone snatches this last week. Suspects target people who are very distracted with their devices.

Thieves are still targeting catalytic converters however, this last week has seen fewer thefts and with a wider variety of vehicles (not just mainly Honda Elements).

Scammers are still actively posing as debt collectors, usually claiming to be from a utility company.

Just a reminder, when your vehicle is parked: LOCK IT, HIDE IT, KEEP IT. Wilshire is constantly experiencing burglaries and thefts from vehicles. We have seen thieves targeting vehicles for break-ins for things as inexpensive as spare change and phone chargers!

One on vehicle battery thefts:  http://lapdwilshire.weebly.com/070214-vehicle-battery-theft-advisory.html

And one on Grand Theft Autos:  http://lapdwilshire.weebly.com/070114-gta-advisory.html

Emergency 9-1-1 – please see flyer below for more information
General information and reporting:
http://www.lapdonline.org/
1-877-ASK-LAPD

WILSHIRE DIVISION

Website www.lapdwilshire.weebly.com
LAPD website http://www.lapdonline.org/wilshire_community_police_station

Vimeo  https://vimeo.com/96830337
Facebook: www.facebook.com/lapdwilshire
Twitter @lapdwilshire
Instagram LAPDWILSHIRE

Address 4861 West Venice
Los Angeles, CA 90019

Phone 213-473-0476 Voice
213-485-2112 TDD/TTY

OLYMPIC DIVISION

LAPD website  http://www.lapdonline.org/Olympic_community_police_station

Address1130 S. Vermont
Los Angeles, CA 90006
Phone  213-382-9102
213-382-4365

Twitter
@LAPDOlympic
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/LAPD-Olympic-Community-Police-Station/203622083051779

FEMA’s emergency guide

Saturday, July 5th, 2014

FEMA (www.ready.gov) has some excellent resources for emergency preparedness:

Through its Ready Campaign, the Federal Emergency Management Agency educates and empowers Americans to take some simple steps to prepare for and respond to potential emergencies, including natural disasters and terrorist attacks. Ready asks individuals to do three key things: get an emergency supply kit, make a family emergency plan, and be informed about the different types of emergencies that could occur and their appropriate responses.

All Americans should have some basic supplies on hand in order to survive for at least three days if an emergency occurs. Following is a listing of some basic items that every emergency supply kit should include. However, it is important that individuals review this list and consider where they live and the unique needs of their family in order to create an emergency supply kit that will meet these needs. Individuals should also consider having at least two emergency supply kits, one full kit at home and smaller portable kits in their workplace, vehicle or other places they spend time.

  • Water, one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation
  • Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food
  • Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Whistle to signal for help
  • Dust mask, to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter-in-place
  • Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities
  • Can opener for food (if kit contains canned food)
  • Local maps
  • Prescription medications and glasses
  • Infant formula and diapers
  • Pet food and extra water for your pet
  • Important family documents such as copies of insurance policies, identification and bank account records in a waterproof, portable container
  • Cash or traveler’s checks and change
  • Emergency reference material such as a first aid book or information
  • Sleeping bag or warm blanket for each person. Consider additional bedding if you live in a cold-weather climate.
  • Complete change of clothing including a long sleeved shirt, long pants and sturdy shoes. Consider additional clothing if you live in a cold-weather climate.
  • Household chlorine bleach and medicine dropper – When diluted nine parts water to one part bleach, bleach can be used as a disinfectant. Or in an emergency, you can use it to treat water by using 16 drops of regular household liquid bleach per gallon of water. Do not use scented, color safe or bleaches with added cleaners.
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Matches in a waterproof container
  • Feminine supplies and personal hygiene items
  • Mess kits, paper cups, plates and plastic utensils, paper towels q Paper and pencil
  • Books, games, puzzles or other activities for children