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Monday, January 14, 2013

Media Relations

Commemorative Ceremony for Parker Center; Chief Beck to Close the Door to LAPD’s Former Headquarters Building for the Last Time NA13004SF

WHAT:
Parker Center Commemorative Closing Ceremony

WHEN:
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
2:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Parker Center
150 North Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles, CA  90012

WHO:
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck
Members of the Los Angeles Police Department

WHY:
To formally close the Police Administration Building (PAB) that served as the Los Angeles Police Department’s headquarters for more than 50 years.

On December 30, 1952, ground was broken for PAB, which was completed in 1954.  It was built to centralize many police operations to provide service to people visiting the Department to obtain information, advice, or assistance.

VISUALS:
1951 Ford Black and White Patrol Car
1969 Adam-12 Replica Black & White
T-3 Vehicles
Bicycle Units
American Flag presentation to Chief Beck
Air Support Division Ceremonial Flyover
Officers in Historic LAPD Uniforms
Chief Beck Locking the Doors to Parker Center

CONTACT:
LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.

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