Press release - Mounted Unit Deployed for Fireworks Suppression
Published 6/30/2010 (all press releases for this day)
OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
The popular and effective Oxnard Police Department Mounted Unit will be deployed Saturday, July 3rd and Sunday, July 4th as part of the Agency’s fireworks suppression strategy.
Officers Larry Eklund, his partner “Clinton,” and Officer Jim Evans and his partner “JJ,” will be deployed on Oxnard beaches Saturday, July 3rd alerting the public that Oxnard continues it zero tolerance approach to fireworks especially over the 4th of July weekend. These officers and their partners have similarly been deployed each of the last two years in an effort to gain public compliance. July 4th fireworks-related disturbance calls have been significantly reduced in
The Mounted Unit will expand its mission Sunday, July 4th, focusing on fireworks suppression in, and around the
Clinton and JJ have been asked to, and will participate in Channel Islands Harbor Children’s Parade. This marks the first time this “working unit” has participated in a parade.
Residents and visiting beachgoers are reminded that possession and use of fireworks is prohibited in
DATE / TIME PREPARED: 6-30-10
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