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News Release

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Media Relations

80 Members of the LAPD Recognized During Awards Ceremony

WHAT:
The Los Angeles Police Department will be presenting awards to sworn and civilian personnel for Heroism and Humanitarianism.

WHEN:
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
10 a.m.

WHERE:
LAPD Police Administration Building
Ronald F. Deaton Civic Auditorium
100 West First Street
Los Angeles, CA  90012

WHO:
LAPD Assistant Chief Sandy Jo MacArthur, Office of Administrative Services
LAPD Deputy Chief Terry S. Hara, Personnel and Training Bureau
Award Recipients and their Families

WHY:
During the ceremony, 27 members of the Los Angeles Police Department will receive the Lifesaving Medal, 36 will receive the Police Meritorious Unit Citation, 7 will receive the Police Meritorious Service Medal, two officers will be presented with the Police Medal, seven will receive the Police Star and one individual will be presented with the prestigious Human Relations Medal.

A strict criterion governs the awards.  Personnel were selected by the Department for bravery and outstanding service, or for showing great compassion and for having gone beyond the call of duty in their response to fellow human beings.

CONTACT:
For more information, please contact Officer Gilbert Centeno, Personnel and Training Bureau at 213486-4740.