Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date December 10, 2003
Contact Officer Felix Medina Jr.
Phone (909) 826-5939
Fax (909) 826-2593


Riverside Police To Host Mid-Term Open House Event

Riverside, Ca- Riverside Police Chief Russ Leach will be hosting a Mid-Term Open House on Tuesday, December 16, 2003 at the Lincoln Avenue Police Station, 8181 Lincoln Avenue from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. The open house will feature the departmentís progress in accomplishing the goals set forth in the 2001 Stipulated Judgment with the State of California Attorney Generals Office.

This event is not open to the public. Invitations were sent to law enforcement and government officials throughout the State of California. Over 100 dignitaries statewide are planning on attending this event. Some of those scheduled to attend include California State Attorney General Bill Lockyer, Congressman Ken Calvert, Riverside City Manager George Caravahlo, Riverside Mayor Ron Loveridge, Riverside City Council members and retired Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl Gates. Attorney General Bill Lockyer and Riverside Police Chief Russ Leach will make comments about the departmentís progress in meeting the reform requirements in the stipulated judgement.

The Riverside Police Department will be showcasing the following advancements:


For all members of the media, parking will be limited for this event. If you plan on attending, please R.S.V.P. to Officer Felix Medina at (909) 826-5939 no later than Monday, December 15, 2003 at 12:00 pm. Please state how many vehicles and personnel you will be sending. This will assist us is reserving the proper number of parking spaces for your vehicles.