Valley police stations are throwing open their doors and welcoming the public.
The West Valley station at 19020 Vanowen St., Reseda, is holding an open house between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 4. There will be tours of the station and displays of police vehicles and equipment.
In Northridge, the Devonshire station at 10250 Etiwanda Ave. will be the scene of a May 18 all-you-can-eat pancake fundraiser sponsored by Supporters of Law Enforcement In Devonshire (SOLID). Breakfast tickets, available at the event, are $8 and kids 3 and under eat free. The Saturday breakfast begins at 8 a.m. and the free open house runs from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Officers will also be honoring Armed Forces Day. There will face painting for kids, and free child I.D. cards courtesy of Hollywood-West Valley Masonic Lodge.
In addition, the police SWAT team will have a display and there will be a classic car show.