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News Release

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Media Relations

Jack Webb Awards

Los Angeles: On Saturday, September 8, 2007, the Los Angeles Police Historical Society will host its Annual Jack Webb Awards, reception and dinner at the Sheraton Universal Grand Ballroom.

The Los Angeles Police Historical Society’s Jack Webb Awards was in honor of Jack Webb of Dragnet, a long running tevelvision show what featured LAPD investigations.

Every year this event honors extraordinary people who have made a life-long commitment to supporting law enforcement. In doing so, the event raises monetary funds for the Historical Society’s Museum and the many educational, community based programs they sponsor.

This year the honorees are Jane Boeckmann, President of World of Communications and Publisher of Valley Magazine; the producer’s cast and crew of CSI; and legendary LAPD Detective Jack Giroud, aka “Mister Robbery.”

James Ellroy, Author of such books as L.A. Confidential and The Black Dahlia, will Emcee the event, which starts with a 6:30PM reception and silent auction, followed by dinner promptly at 7:30. The awards ceremony and program will be held from 8:45 to 10:00 p.m.

The evening’s entertainment showcases two beautiful singers, Sky Green, and Sarah Montes, as well as a very talented ventriloquist and former Miss Nevada, Sandy Zanella.

The dinner co-chairs include Danny Staggs and past honoree William R. “Russ” Colvin. Special guests include Chief of Police William Bratton and Robert David Hall, who portrays Dr. Albert Robbins on CSI.

This event is proudly sponsored by CBS Corporation, Galpin Motors, Paramount Pictures, NBC Universal, and CORE Realty Holdings.

For further information please contact the Los Angeles Police Historical Society at 323-344-9445.