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News Release

Thursday, March 3, 2016

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Memorial Ceremony to Honor fallen Los Angeles Police Officer Nicholas C. Lee NA16037ti

WHAT:
Los Angeles Police Department's Police Memorial Service

WHEN:
Monday, March 7, 2016
11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

WHERE:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Court of Freedom
1712 South Glendale Avenue
Glendale, California 91205

WHO:
Los Angeles Police Department
Family and Friends of Officer III Nicholas C. Lee

WHY:
Nicholas Lee joined the Los Angeles Police Department on August 31, 1998, a member of the 8B-98 Class. In March 1999, Officer Nicholas Lee completed his academy training and was transferred to Van Nuys Division. Nicholas completed probation at Van Nuys and transferred to Hollywood Division where he worked patrol.

Nicholas was selected as a Police Officer III on October 19, 2003 and assigned to the Juvenile car where he worked for over 2 years. Nicholas transferred to Wilshire Division in December 2005 where he worked as a Training Officer and was later selected to work Wilshire Vice. Nicholas returned to patrol in March 2008 as a Field Training Officer in Hollywood Division.

Police Officer Nicholas Lee was killed when his patrol car collided with a commercial vehicle at the intersection of Loma Vista Drive and Robert Lane, in the Beverly Hills area of Los Angeles.

He and an officer he was training were responding to a call when the patrol car collided with the truck carrying a roll-off dumpster at approximately 8:00 am. The other officer and truck driver both suffered critical injuries.

Officer Lee had served with the Los Angeles Police Department for 16 years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

Law enforcement officers and friends of Officer Nicholas C. Lee have met at his grave site to honor and remember him.


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