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Thousand Oaks and Moorpark Police Departments are Accepting Old Flags for Destruction
9/8/2015 6:20:00 PM

 

Nature of Incident:

Thousand Oaks and Moorpark Police Departments are Accepting Old Flags for Destruction

Report Number:

 

Location:

 

Date & Time:

September 8, 2015

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks and Moorpark Police Departments

 

 

 

 

 

Narrative:

 

The Thousand Oaks and Moorpark Police Departments are pleased to announce that they will be accepting used, worn and frayed American Flags for collection.  The flags will be respectfully transported to The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #11395, located at 158 Conejo School Road in Thousand Oaks, for proper destruction in accordance with United States Flag Code and VFW Policies. 

 

The flags will be accepted at the following locations during business hours:

 

Thousand Oaks Police Station, 2101 E Olsen Rd., Thousand Oaks

Civic Arts Plaza Resource Center, 2100 E Thousand Oaks Blvd. Thousand Oaks

Oaks Mall Resource Center, 350 W Hillcrest Dr. Thousand Oaks

The Moorpark Police Station, 610 Spring St. Moorpark.

 

The Thousand Oaks VFW estimates they respectfully destroy 600 flags every year in a ceremony at City Hall. 

 

The disposal boxes were hand-crafted by the Conejo Valley Woodworkers Association, who donated their time and expertise to this project.

 

Prepared by:

Senior Deputy Edward Beauvais, Crime Prevention Officer

 

Media Release Date:

September 8th, 2015

 

Media Follow-Up Contact:

Senior Deputy Edward Beauvais, 805-947-8111

 

Approved by:

Captain Mike Hartmann

 







 

Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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