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Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Media Relations

Memorial Freeway Sign Unveiling

What:
Memorial Sign Unveiling for Officer Steve Gajda

When:
Friday, January 11, 2008 10:30 a.m.

Where:
5th Street and Estudillo Avenue (Press Conference Location)
Los Angeles, Ca 90033
(Unveiling of Freeway Sign)

Evergreen Recreation Center (Reception immediately Following)
2844 E. 2nd Street
Los Angeles, Ca 90033

Who:
Senator Gilbert A. Cedillo
Chief William Bratton
Assistant Chief Jim McDonnell
Assistant Chief Sharon Papa
Deputy Chief Sergio Diaz -Operation Central Bureau-
Captain Blake Chow - Commanding Officer of Hollenbeck Area
Captain Todd Chamberlain - Commanding Officer of Patrol Hollenbeck Area
Cynthia Valdez-Interim Eastside Director
Senior Lead Officer Steve Morales
Officer Scott Rate - Los Angeles Police Protective League
Douglas Failing - Caltrans District Director
Joseph Coria – Master of Ceremony
Art Torres- Vice President Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council
David Galaviz -President Lincoln Heights Neighborhood Council
Martha Cisneros-Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council
Joseph Avila-Chief of Staff Council member Huizar
Christine Hester - Mother of Officer Steve Gajda
Officer Steve Gajda's Family Members

Why:
Memorial Freeway Sign Unveiling for Officer Steve Gajda who was shot and killed in the line of duty on January 1, 1998. If you have any questions, please call Media Relations Section at 213-485-3596.

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