Ramona Gardens Community Celebrates Community Safety Partnership with LAPD
Los Angeles (Nov. 16) - Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) celebrated the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) on November 16th, with a dinner at the Ramona Gardens public housing development.
Over 300 residents came to interact with the police officers who will be stationed in their community. The LAPD officers served a turkey dinner to the residents. This was a great opportunity for the community to come together and see the officers who will be at Ramona Gardens. They heard remarks from the HACLA Interim President and CEO Ken Simmons, HACLA Housing Services Director Sanford Riggs, LAPD o
The MOA has allowed for the Community Safety Partnership (CSP) Program, which has made it possible for the placement of full-time police officers at HACLA’s Ramona Gardens, Imperial Courts, Nickerson Gardens and Jordan Downs housing sites. The CSP Program was initiated to increase and enhance the safety, security, and welfare of HACLA residents, through the presence and relationships of LAPD police officers deployed to the site.
Nickerson Gardens kicked off the celebrities late October with a community fair and on Saturday, November 19th, the Imperial Courts public housing community will hold a similar event. Another event will be held at Jordan Downs in the coming weeks.
Source: Intergov and Media Relations Dept