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Saturday, September 19, 2009

Media Relations

Scholarship Awards Presentation in Memory of Fallen LAPD Officer NA09251cj

WHAT:   
Scholarship awards presentation in memory of fallen Los Angeles Police Officer Filbert Henry Cuesta Jr.  
        
WHEN:   
Saturday, September 19, 2009
12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
        
WHERE:   
Monterey Hills Steak House
3700 Ramona Boulevard  
Monterey Park, CA 91754

WHO:   
Los Angeles Police Department Assistant Deputy Chief Jim McDonnell
Hispanic American Police Command Officer Association
Members of the Cuesta Family
 
WHY:   
The Hispanic American Police Command Officer Association’s (HAPCOA) mission is to empower the future of law enforcement by assisting law enforcement, criminal justice and community organizations nationwide in their efforts to recruit, train and promote qualified Hispanic American men and women.
                        
Each year HAPCOA supports our youth by awarding scholarships to deserving candidates.  HAPCOA’s goal is to reach out to our youth, primarily those in our law enforcement communities, and encourage and promote the importance of pursuing a higher education.  This year the “HOPCOA Fallen Officer Scholarship” will be presented in memory of fallen officer Filbert Henry Cuesta, who died in the line of duty on August 9, 1998.
    
CONTACT:   
For further information, contact Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.