For Immediate Release


February 24, 2012

Susan Kang Schroeder
Chief of Staff
Office: 714-347-8408
Cell: 714-292-2718

Farrah Emami
Office: 714-347-8405
Cell: 714-323-4486



WHO: Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas and Orange County District Attorney’s Chief of Staff Susan Kang Schroeder


WHAT: Will attend the Seal Beach City Council meeting Monday in support of enacting a City Ordinance to create a child safety zone in city parks to further protect children from registered sex offenders. This will be the first reading of the ordinance. The Council will discuss whether Seal Beach should enact a City Ordinance similar to the County Ordinance proposed by Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas and Supervisor Shawn Nelson (Fourth District) and passed unanimously by the Orange County Board of Supervisors on April 5, 2011. The County Ordinance makes it a misdemeanor for registered sex offenders to enter County recreational areas where children regularly gather. Many other cities have passed similar ordinances and/or are in the process of passing city ordinances.


WHEN: Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at 6:30 p.m.


WHERE: Council Chamber in City Hall, 211 Eighth Street, Seal Beach


To read the full County Ordinance, please select the April 5, 2011, press release titled “Orange County Board of Supervisors Unanimously Votes to Adopt New Law to Keep Registered Sex Offenders Out of Parks, Harbors, Beaches and Playgrounds,” under Press Releases/Media Advisories at


To read the agenda item, please visit select the City Government tab, and click on “Agendas, Notices and Meeting Videos.”  Select the Council Agenda for Feb. 27, 2012, under “Agendas & Notices.”