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News Release

Friday, January 13, 2012

Media Relations

Third Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration NA12011rf

What:         
Martin Luther King Breakfast Celebration

When:            
Saturday, January 14, 2012   9 a.m.  

Where:     
University of Southern California’s Town and Gown Center
665 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles 90089              

Who:              
LAPD Police Commissioner John Mack
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck
LAPD Office of Operations Director & Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger
LAPD Community Relations Division Officer-in-Charge Lieutenant Valencia Thomas
USC Commanding Officer of Operations & Assistant Chief John Thomas
USC Director of Facilities Stan Henderson
Los Angeles Police Foundation Members
          
Why:             
To celebrate the life, legacy and vision of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. by commemorating a transformative partnership between the LAPD and the African American community throughout the entire City of Los Angeles.

Over the past seven years, the LAPD has committed to restoring public confidence along with building trust and respect between officers and the communities they serve.

The Department has pledged to partner with the community to reduce fear and the incidence of crime and to help guide the youth of Los Angeles toward a successful path.
                        
                        **Media personnel should enter through Gates 2 & 3 to receive parking directions**