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News Release

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Media Relations

Metropolitan Fundraiser Event Honoring K9 Officer Steve Jenkins

WHAT:          
Fundraiser Event
    
WHEN:          
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE:        
Elysian Park Police Academy       
1880 N. Academy Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90012
    
WHO:             
LAPD Captain I Art Miller, Commanding Officer in Charge of Metropolitan Division
LAPD Metropolitan Division
Officer Steve Jenkins family members

WHY:             
Metropolitan Division will be hosting a Jenkins Family Fundraiser at the Elysian Park Police Academy in the picnic table area.  Lunch will be a taco plate for a donation of $10.00. There will also be shaved ice for $3.50 and t-shirts for $15.00. Metro is also holding opportunity drawings for a Ruger LCP .380 and Oakely sunglasses.   

K9 Officer Steve Jenkins was shot while conducting a K9 search in the early hours of Tuesday morning, April 5, 2011. He was shot twice, once in the chest and once through the jaw. Officer Jenkins currently has his jaw wired shut and is recovering from his other injuries.

CONTACT:   
For further information please contact, Sergeant Humphreys at 213-479-1951.

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