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News Release

Monday, October 12, 2009

Media Relations

Distinguished LAPD Memorial to Fallen Officers Revealed

WHAT:
Unveiling of the new LAPD Memorial

WHEN:
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
7:00 p.m.
        
WHERE:
The New Police Administration Building
100 West First Street
Los Angeles, CA  90012

WHO:
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
Councilmember Janice Hahn, Council District
Councilmember Tom LaBonge, Council District 4
Councilmember Jan Perry, Council District 9
Councilmember Bill Rosendahl, Council District 11
Councilmember Greig Smith, Council District 12
Councilmember Dennis Zine, Council District 3
Los Angeles Police Commissioners
Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton
Cindy Miscikowski, Board Chair, Los Angeles Police Foundation
Karen Wagener, President, Los Angeles Police Foundation
Ronald Tutor, President, Tutor-Saliba Corporation
Rob Jernigan, Principal/Managing Director, Gensler

WHY:
Families of fallen officers, City officials, donors, and LAPD command staff will gather to formally reveal and dedicate the Memorial Wall. The Memorial dedicated to fallen LAPD officers was built with private funding from the Los Angeles Police Foundation. The names of 202 officers are inscribed on brass plates on the wall which weighs 11,000 pounds. Gensler, the premier architecture firm, donated their design services to create the inspirational sculpture.

For more information, please contact LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586, or the Los Angeles Police Foundation at 213-489-4636, or visit.