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Thursday, March 23, 2000

Media Relations

Funeral arrangements for fallen LAPD Hero

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Thursday, March 23, 2000


Los Angeles - Police Officer Louis Villalobos, who died in a tragic training accident on March 18, 2000, will be remembered by the LAPD and the greater Law Enforcement community on Friday March 23, 2000.

Officer Villalobos was born on May 22, 1947, in Sacramento California. He was appointed to the LAPD on August 10, 1970. In September of 1999, Officer Villalobos was awarded the Department's highest honor, the Medal of Valor, for his actions in the rescue of an ambushed and mortally wounded police detective.

Officer Villalobos is survived by his daughters, Stephanie, Christina, and Samantha; his son, Jacob; his father, Louis; his mother, Abeline; and his sister, Irene.

SERVICE: Friday, March 24, 2000 10:00 a.m.
Rolling Hills Covenant Church
2222 Palos Verdes Drive North
Rolling Hills Estates, California

INTERNMENT: IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING:
Green Hills Memorial Park
27501 South Western Avenue
Rancho Palos Verdes, California

In-lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in the name of Louis Villalobos to:
  • The Parker Foundation, C/O Continuing Education Division, P.O. Box 30158, Los Angeles CA, 90030.
Also, a trust fund has been established by Metropolitan Division on behalf of Officer Villalobos' two minor children. Donations can be sent to: The Louis Villalobos Blue Ribbon Trust Account, C/O LAPD Metropolitan Division, 251 East Sixth Street #221, Los Angeles, CA 90014.

Media Relations Section personnel will be on scene Friday to assist the media covering this event.

For further information contact Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.




For Release 11:00 am PST
March 23, 2000