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News Release

Friday, March 26, 2010

Media Relations

Media Availability with Chief Beck

What:
There will be media availability with Chief Charlie Beck to answer questions about SWAT Officer Robert “RJ” Cottle.

When:
Friday, March 26, 2010
Recruit graduation will be held at 9 AM.  The media availability will take place immediately following the graduation.  

Where:
Los Angeles Police Academy
1880 North Academy Drive (Rock Garden area)
Los Angeles, CA  90012  

Who:
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck
LAPD Metropolitan Division Officers
        
Why:
On March 24, 2010, 45-year-old Cottle, a sergeant major in the Marines, was tragically killed by a roadside bomb during military deployment in Afghanistan.  Chief Beck will be on hand to answer questions from the media.

Contact:
For further information, contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.

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