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News Release

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Media Relations

Annual 'True Blue' Event Honors Outstanding Police Officers and Producer Jerry Bruckheimer

The Los Angeles Police Foundation will host the ninth annual True Blue event, honoring the outstanding service of two Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers and acclaimed film and television producer Jerry Bruckheimer.   Mr. Bruckheimer’s celebrated work includes television shows CSI, The Amazing Race and The Eleventh Hour, along with feature films such as Armageddon, Pirates of the Caribbean and National Treasure.  

Festivities include music, a live and silent auction, gourmet dinner buffets, a moving presentation of the Crystal Angel Award and excellent visual opportunities:
  • LAPD interactive exhibits and demonstrations such as the Force Options Simulator, an Edged Weapons Expert, T-3 Mobile Unit obstacle course and other police equipment and state-of-the-art technologies
  • Presentations and displays by LAPD’s SWAT Team, Mounted Platoon,
  • K-9 Bomb Squad and our new Black and White Helicopter
  • Red carpet access to guest celebrities and dignitaries
Saturday, October 4, 2008
6:30 p.m. (Press check-in begins at 6 p.m.)

Paramount Studios’ Streets of New York
5555 Melrose Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90038
Media parking at corner of Melrose Avenue and Windsor Street

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, City of Los Angeles
LAPD Chief William J. Bratton
Honoree and Producer Jerry Bruckheimer
Jim Wiatt, CEO, William Morris Agency and event chair
Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO Dreamworks Animation
Bob Iger, President Walt Disney Company
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin
Crystal Angel Award Recipients: LAPD Officers Julia Peat and Joseph Marrone
Celebrities: Isaiah Washington, Shohreh Agdashloo, Taylor Dayne, Terri Seymour and Denise Van Outen

Media please RSVP to Leslie Galerne at 310-552-4104 or 818-406-1883, or email:, by Friday, October 3rd.

For additional information, please call Police Officer Sara Faden, Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586, or visit the Los Angeles Police Foundation at: