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News Release

Friday, January 17, 2014

Media Relations

Fifth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration NA14008rf

What:
Martin Luther King Breakfast Celebration

When:
Saturday, January 18, 2014
8 a.m.

Where:
University of Southern California’s Town and Gown Center
665 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles 90089

Who:
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris
Los Angeles Police Department Commissioner Steve Soboroff
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck
LAPD Office of Operations Director & Assistant Chief Earl C. Paysinger
University of Southern California President C.L. Max Nikias
University of Southern California Commanding Officer of Operations Chief John Thomas
Los Angeles Police Foundation Representative Jim Wiatt

Why:
To celebrate the life, legacy and vision of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. by commemorating a transformative partnership between the LAPD and the African American community throughout the entire City of Los Angeles.

The LAPD has made a commitment to building trust and respect between its officers and the communities in which they serve.  The pledge of the Department is to partner with the community to reduce the fear and incidence of crime and to help guide the youth of Los Angeles toward a successful path.

Contact:
For more information, contact Lieutenant Valencia Thomas at (213) 486-6000 or the LAPD Media Relations Section at (213) 486-5910.