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News Release

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Media Relations

2009 Medal of Valor Recipients Honored at Dodger Stadium NA09243SF

What:
Los Angeles Dodgers pay tribute to LAPD’s Medal of Valor winners during a pre-game ceremony

When:
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
6:30 p.m.

Where:
Dodger Stadium
1000 Elysian Park Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Who:
LAPD Chief William J. Bratton
LAPD Assistant Chief Jim McDonnell
2009 LAPD Medal of Valor Recipients

Why:
Annually, the Los Angeles Dodgers pay tribute to the winners of the Medal of Valor Award during a pre-game ceremony. The Medal of Valor is the LAPD’s highest, most prestigious honor and is awarded to officers who have gone above and beyond the normal demands of police service and who have displayed acts of extreme courage while consciously facing imminent peril.  During the presentation, Los Angeles Dodger fans will hear about acts of such heroism exemplified by this year’s recipients.  Stories include:
•    The rescue of residents from a burning apartment building
•    Pulling a man from a burning car
•    Saving the life of a fellow officer

Tickets to the game are available by calling 866 DODGERS or online at www.dodgers.com.

For information regarding field access, please contact Amy Summers, Dodger Media
Relations at amys@ladodgers.com.  For additional information, please contact LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.