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Thursday, January 24, 2008

Media Relations

LAPD Officers Shave Heads in Support of Fellow Officer Suffering from Leukemia

What:
Head Shaving in Support of Officer Suffering from Leukemia

When:

Thursday, January 24, 2008
11:00 a.m.

Where:

Central Traffic Division (near garage)
251 East 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Who:
Central Traffic Officers

Why:
About a year ago, Officer Carlos Torres, a 26-year veteran with the LAPD, was diagnosed with leukemia. Torres is currently going through radiation treatment and is losing his hair. To show support of their fellow officer, a group of officers from CTD will be getting their heads shaved.

Officer Torres has a wife and two kids ages 11 and 15 years old.

If you have any questions, please call Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.