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News Release

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Media Relations

Central City Police Boosters Salute Los Angeles Police Department and Business Improvement District (BID) Safety Officers NA13045am

Recognition Luncheon and Awards Ceremony

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Check in: 11:30 a.m. till Noon at Omni Hotel
Luncheon: 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.

Omni Hotel
251 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Los Angeles Police Department and the Business Improvement Districts in Central Area join the Central City Police Boosters in honoring the Central Area LAPD Officers and the BID Officers provide for a safe community in the downtown area.

Captain Horace E. Frank, and Captain Mike Oreb, LAPD, as well as representatives from the BIDs will be on hand to support and present awards.           

Los Angeles Police Department  
Business Improvement District Safety Officers.

LAPD Officers:
Supervisor of the Year- Sergeant I Armando Alderete, Serial No. 32146
Police Officer of the Year- Police Officer III Rafael Rodriguez, Serial No. 35137
Detective Supervisor of the Year- Detective II David Alcantara, Serial No. 32616
Detective of the Year- Police Officer II Sergio Carrero-Ortiz, Serial No. 38431
Civilian of the Year- Crime and Intelligence Analyst II Dora L. Salas, Serial No. N3162
Reserve Officer of the Year- Reserve Officer David Vasquez, Serial No. R1929                                 
Volunteer of the Year- Elizabeth Sanchez
Civilian Recognition Award - Carol Schatz

BID Officers:           
Officer Jonathan Aguas China Town BID
Officer Brittney Garza Historic Core BID
Officer Alejandro Aguilar Industrial BID
Officer Kwesi Angus Arts District BID
Sergeant Dawayne Hairston Fashion District BID
Corporal Christopher Valencia South Park District BID
Sergeant Pricilla Valdez Downtown Center BID
Officer Marcelle Williams Little Tokyo BID
Officer Richard Adams Lucero Little Tokyo BID

For more information regarding this event, please contact Booster Liaisons, Police Service
Representative Queta Melinger, at 213-486-1169, or Officer Efrain Zepeda, at 213 486-1160,
Central Community Relations Office, or email