We are pleased to announce the
return of Operation Commendable Kids for the 2015 Summer Season. During
the 2014 Summer Season, the Long Beach Police Department hosted its
first Operation Commendable Kids program. This program is a youth
campaign, which encourages our children to participate in good behavior
and bicycle safety. Last year, this program was a great success as there
were approximately 700 tickets issued, resulting in many smiling
"This is a terrific way to encourage
positive behavior and offer children an opportunity to interact with
police officers," said City Councilman Anthony Eramo. "At the same time,
it provides a nice promotion for local businesses – everybody wins."
part of Operation Commendable Kids our Police Officers and Special
Officers will be rewarding children who exhibit good behavior and
bicycle safety with good behavior tickets. These tickets will entitle
children one free treat from our exceptional local businesses. It is
with great pleasure to announce that most of the business participants
last year have signed on again, and in addition we are welcoming 11 more
businesses to the program.
year's Operation Commendable Kids 2015 participants will include:
Baskin Robins, Beachside Services, Caffe Spiaggia, C & C Deli, Dough
Hut, East End Pizza, Gino's,Jay Byrd Ice Cream Co., Lido Kosher Deli,
Marvel, McDonald's, Overlook @ The Beach, Point Lookout Deli Express,
Ralph's Italian Ices, Tutti Frutti, and West End Pizza.
summer, Operation Commendable Kids proved to be a huge success for
everyone involved. This summer we hope to encourage more children to
exhibit good behavior on and off their bicycles and spread the
commendable kids attitude. Our department is proud to be in partnership
with our local businesses and assist in creating tighter bonds within our wonderful community.