LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Police Department, Pacific Station Thursday kicked off October as National Bullying Prevention Month.

The press conference was held at 10 a.m. at ICEF Vista Academy School, 4471 Inglewood Blvd.

PACER created a campaign in 2006 to raise awareness, educate others and inspire a call to action against bullying through events, activities, outreach and education.