Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date February 27, 2002
Contact Officer Felix Medina
Phone (909) 826-5939
Fax (909) 826-2593


Read Across America

Officer Ryder of the Riverside Police Department reads to students on Read Across America day.Riverside, Ca. - The City of Riverside and UCR police departments will be volunteering our time to read books to elementary school kids on Thursday, February 28th and Friday, March 1st. Over 30 sworn and civilian personnel will be participating in this nationwide event by reading books to kids at twelve different schools throughout the City of Riverside.

This event was created by the National Education Association that honors Dr. Seuss's birthday. His birthday actually falls on March 2nd, but is officially being celebrated on March 1st.

If you have any questions regarding locations and times, please contact Officer Felix Medina with the Public Education Unit at #826-5939.