The Laguna Beach Police Department is aware of an upcoming event scheduled for August 20th at Main Beach. We routinely monitor any event, rally, demonstration or protest whether planned or unplanned. In preparation of events such as these, we communicate with the event organizer and share our expectations related to the time, place and manner of the event, in an effort to maintain a safe environment for the residents, business owners and visitors in our community.
As a reminder, all people have the right of free speech and assembly guaranteed by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. This right includes the freedom to express opinions; to hear, express, debate and support various views, no matter how unpopular; and to voice criticism and opposition to such opinions. The Laguna Beach Police Department mission is to preserve human rights and enhance the quality of life through law enforcement and responsive public service, in partnership with the community.