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News Release

Thursday, April 1, 1999

Media Relations

Brother of LAPD Detective Confirmed Captured in Kosovo Conflict

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Thursday, April 1, 1999


The Los Angeles Police Department has confirmed that U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Andrew Ramirez is the brother of Detective Steven Ramirez.

Although Detective Ramirez is extremely appreciative of the concern of everyone, he does not wish to speak to the media at this time. He will be spending time with his family to deal with this difficult situation.

The Los Angeles Police Department requests the media not attempt to contact Detective Ramirez and his family.

For any further information contact Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.




For Release 2:50 pm PST
April 1, 1999