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News Release

Friday, June 22, 2012

Media Relations

LAPD Hosts Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,Transgender and Questioning Community Forum

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

WHEN:
Monday, June 25, 2012
6 p.m. – 8:30 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 M. Saltzman
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck
LAPD Assistant Chief Sandy Jo MacArthur, Director, Office of Administrative Services
LAPD Captain Beatrice Girmala, Commanding Officer, Hollywood Division
Dr. Judy Chaisson, L.A. Unified School District, Office of Chief of Staff
Karina Samala, Transgender Working Group
LGBT Community and Business Leaders

WHY:
To facilitate the opportunity for and engage in open dialogue about the LGBTQ community within the City of Los Angeles.  Chief Charlie Beck will address the continued efforts made by the LAPD to strengthen partnerships with the LGBTQ community in a spirit of respect and dignity. Other topics of discussion will include LAPD’s vice policies and operations, hate crime updates and the Department’s recent LGBT Community Police Academy Graduation.

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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