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News Release

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Media Relations

LAPD Southwest Fallen Officer Filbert Henry Cuesta Jr. Honored with a Scholarship in His Name NA09135jl

Date Appointed: March 21, 1994
End of Watch: August 9, 1998

What:
Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) 2009 Cigar Night Scholarship Fundraiser

When:
Thursday, May 21, 2009
5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where:
Commerce Casino
6131 East Telegraph Road, Commerce, CA 90060

Why:    
Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) mission is to "empower the future of law enforcement" by assisting law enforcement, criminal justice and community organizations nationwide in their efforts to recruit, train and promote qualified Hispanic American men and women.  To promote and develop Hispanics in law enforcement and to serve as an advocate for Hispanic law enforcement issues.

Each year HAPCOA supports our youth by awarding scholarships to deserving candidates.  HAPCOA's goal is to reach out to our youth, primarily those in our law enforcement communities, and encourage and promote the importance of continuing a higher education.  This year the "HAPCOA Fallen Officer Scholarship" will be presented in honor of LAPD Officer Filbert Henry Cuesta Jr.

For further information contact Jeniffer DeLara Vallejo at 562-652-5807 or visit www.hapcoala.org