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News Release

Monday, November 14, 2011

Media Relations

LAPD Hosts the LGBTQ Community Forum

WHAT:
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Community Forum

WHEN:
Thursday, November 17, 2011
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

WHERE:
The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
1125 N. McCadden Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90038

WHO:
Los Angeles Police Commissioner Robert Saltzman
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck
LAPD Assistant Chief Michel Moore, Director, Office of Special Operations
LAPD Assistant Sandy Jo MacArthur, Director, Office of Administrative Services
LAPD Deputy Chief Terry Hara, Personnel and Training Bureau
LAPD Captain Beatrice Girmala, Commanding Officer, Hollywood Division
LAPD Captain David Lindsay, Commanding Officer, Jail Division
Professor Valerie Jenness, University of California, Irvine
Shirin Buckman, City of Los Angeles, Community Development Department
Karina Samala, Transgender Working Group
LGBT Community and Business Leaders

WHY:
During the event, attendees and special guests will have the opportunity to engage in open dialogue about the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning community within the City of Los Angeles.  Police Chief Charlie Beck will address the continued efforts made by the LAPD to strengthen partnerships with the LGBTQ community in the spirit of respect and dignity.

CONTACT:
For more information, please contact Senior Lead Officer Alessandra Moura, Community Relations Section at 213-486-6009, or e-mail her at: 36688@lapd.lacity.org.

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