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News Release

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Media Relations

Presentation of Awards at Southwest Community Beautification Event

WHAT:
Press Conference

WHEN:
Saturday, March 19, 2011
10– 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:
Intersection of Normandie Avenue and Adams Boulevard

WHO:
Melissa Zak, Commanding Officer, Southwest Area
Lieutenant Darnell Davenport, Officer in Charge, Southwest Area Detectives
LAPD Southwest Area personnel
Various community members and organizations

WHY:
While supporting a Community Beautification, LAPD Southwest Area will be presenting a number of civilian gang intervention workers, their manager and a representative of the Target Corporation with certificates of appreciation from the chief’s office for their support of the department’s efforts in regards to this year’s Kingdom Day Parade.  Also present will be Larry Grant, the organizer of the original Kingdom Day Parade, who will be presenting awards of his own to officers he has chosen to honor for their support of this year’s parade on January 17, 2011.

CONTACT:
For more information please call Lieutenant Darnell Davenport, Detective Commanding Officer, Southwest Area Detectives at 213-485-2382.