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News Release

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Media Relations

Arnon Milchan, Producer of the 2014 Best Picture Oscar winning film, 12 Years a Slave, Honored at the Los Angeles Police Foundation’s True Blue Gala

WHAT:    
The Los Angeles Police Foundation will honor Arnon Milchan, Founder and Chairman
of New Regency Films, at the celebrated True Blue Gala.  Mr. Milchan has produced
numerous box-office hits over the last 25 years including the critically acclaimed
L.A. Confidential and the 2014 Best Picture Oscar winning film, 12 Years a Slave.



WHEN:
   
Saturday, May 10, 2014
5:30 p.m. - Media Check-in
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Photo & Video Opportunity
                  (Arnon Milchan and Chief Beck will tour LAPD Interactive Exhibits)
7:30 p.m. - Photo Opportunity
          (Arnon Milchan, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Chief Charlie Beck)
7:40 p.m. - LAPF True Blue Dinner Begins
8:30 p.m. - Awards Program Begins

WHERE:    
20th Century Fox Studios
New York Street Back Lot
10201 West Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90064

WHO:    
LAPF True Blue Honoree Arnon Milchan
Mayor Eric Garcetti
Los Angeles City Council Members
Los Angeles Police Commissioners
LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck
Film director, film producer, and music video director Brett Ratner
True Blue Event Co-Chairs Jim Wiatt & Steven Mnuchin

Los Angeles Police Foundation’s 2014 True Blue Honoree Arnon Milchan

VISUALS:    
LAPD Specialized Units will showcase some of the latest state-of-the-art police technology, vehicles, anti-terrorism and crime-prevention equipment.

•    1942 Harley Davidson Motorcycle
•    Advanced Police Vehicle
•    Black & White Airship
•    Black & White Lamborghini
•    Bomb Squad
•    Distracted Driving Display and Fatal Vision Goggles
•    Edged Weapons Display and Demonstration
•    Hazardous Materials Unit
•    Incident Command Post Vehicle
•    K-9 Units
•    Mounted Platoon
•    Off-road Detail
•    On-body Cameras
•    Robbery-Homicide Division’s Cold Case Unit
•    Scientific Investigation Division Forensics and Serology Unit
•    Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT)
•    Training Division Tactics Unit’s Force Options Simulator
•    Underwater Dive Unit


The Los Angeles Police Foundation is the largest source of private support for the LAPD and funds equipment and technology upgrades, specialized training, community outreach and youth programs that     are not provided by the city budget. For more information, please visit the Los Angeles Police Foundation’s website at: www.lapolicefoundation.org.   


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