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News Release

Friday, May 30, 2008

Media Relations

30th Annual Memorial Relay Race

What:
30th Annual Memorial Relay Race

When:
Saturday, May 31, 2008
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where:
Los Angeles Police Academy in Elysian Park
(Athletic Field)
1880 North Academy Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Who:
Chief William J. Bratton
LAPD Command Staff
Department Employees
Family Members of Fallen Officers

Why:
The Annual Police Memorial Run is held to honor officers who have given up their lives in the line of duty. It is important to remember the risks cops willingly face every day and to pay tribute to those who have lost their lives doing their job.

A one mile fun run will begin at 8a.m. A 5K individual run and platoon run will start at 8:30 a.m. and a 25K run at 10 a.m. At 9:30 a.m., a memorial service will be held.

Award presentations will commence immediately following the races.

This year’s run will be in honor of our fallen Officer Randall Simmons.

For additional information, you can contact the Los Angeles Police Revolver and Athletic Club’s Athletic Department at 323-221-5222, extension 219.