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06/03/05 05-062

06/03/05 05-062

  PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE
PRESS RELEASE


June 03, 2005
05-062


Subject:     SFPD Poster Contest Award Presentation June 7


There will be an award presentation to the grand prizewinner of a citywide school poster contest on reducing gun violence on Tuesday, June 7, at AptosMiddle School, 105 Aptos Street  near Ocean Avenue, at 10:00 A.M.

Over 750 students from ten public middle schools participated in the contest, submitting posters on the subject of reducing gun violence.  The grand prizewinner will receive an Apple I-Book laptop computer, with each school’s prizewinner being awarded an I-Pod.  Five runners-up will receive a $25 Borders bookstore gift certificate.

The contest was the effort of the San Francisco Police Department, in conjunction with the Project SAFE (Safety Awareness for Everyone) Neighborhood Program, and the Northern District of California U. S. Attorney’s Office.  The goal of Project SAFE is to create safer neighborhoods, particularly in the Bayview, Ingleside and Northern police districts, by reducing gun violence and to aggressively prosecute those who commit crimes with firearms.

Some of the winning posters will be displayed throughout the city to help stem gun violence.

For more information, please contact:

Lieutenant Colleen Fatooh
SFPD School Resource Program
401-4780

Officer Tom Lovrin
School Resource Officer
807-2234


850 Bryant Street, Room 549, San Francisco, CA. 94103
Tel (415) 553-1651 / Fax (415) 553-9229
email: sfpdpbaf@pacbell.net

Last updated: 9/14/2009 11:33:56 AM