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News Release

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Media Relations

Deserving Youth Receive Scholarships

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What:
The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) Los Angeles Chapter 2010 Tardeada and Scholarship Awards Luncheon

When:
Saturday, September 18, 2010
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where:
Monterrey Hills Steakhouse
3700 Ramona Boulevard
Monterey Park, CA 91754

Who:
Long Beach Police Department, Chief Jim McDonnell
Pasadena Police Department, Chief Phillip L. Sanchez
Lynwood Unified School District Superintendant Edward Velasquez
Members of HAPCOA

Why:
HAPCOA’s 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. This organization also promotes and develops Hispanics in law enforcement and serves as an advocate for Hispanic law enforcement issues.

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 continuing a higher education.

This year the “HAPCOA Fallen Officer Scholarship” will be presented to Alma S. Martinez, a six-year cadet of the LAPD 77th Division Explorer Program.

Others honored on this day will be Long Beach Chief of Police Jim McDonnell, Pasadena Chief of Police Phillip L. Sanchez and Lynwood Unified School District Superintendent Edward Velasquez.

For further information regarding this event or to purchase tickets, contact Jenifer DeLara Vallejo at 562-652-5807 or visit www.hapcoala.org “Upcoming Events” page.