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Thursday, November 11, 1999

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LAPD Honored Outstanding Employees in Recognition Awards Ceremony

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Thursday, November 11, 1999

LAPD Honored Outstanding Employees in Recognition Awards Ceremony

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) honored its most outstanding employees in the 20th Annual Recognition Day Awards Ceremony held on Wednesday, November 10, 1999, at 10:00 a.m., in the gymnasium at the Police Academy, 1880 North Academy Road, Los Angeles, CA.

Chief Bernard C. Parks presented medals and awards to 73 LAPD employees, both active and retired. These awards recognized outstanding acts of bravery and outstanding service.

Ten Police Medals (second only to the Medal of Valor) were awarded this year along with three Police Stars, four Lifesaving Medals, 14 Community Policing Medals, three Police Meritorious Service Medals and 39 Police Meritorious Unit Citations. City leaders and community members joined the Department command staff, family, friends and coworkers during the event to help honor these outstanding individuals.




For Release 10:30 am PST
November 11, 1999