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News Release

Monday, April 10, 2017

Media Relations

Chicago Police Department vs. LAPD Police Football Game NA17066ml

WHAT: CPD vs. LAPD Police Football Game

WHEN:Saturday, April 5, 2017
2 p.m.

WHERE: East Los Angeles College,
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez,
Monterey Park, CA 91754

WHO: Los Angeles Police Department Centurions Football Team
Chicago Police Enforcers

WHY: At East Los Angeles College, the LAPD Centurions will take on the Chicago Police Enforcers in a charity football game to benefit blind and visually impaired children.

In advance of today's game, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck called up Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson and challenged him to a friendly winner-take-all wager between several LA and Chicago eateries.

If the Chicago Police Enforcers win today's game, Chief Beck will ship a pastrami lunch with all the fixings from LA's Langer's Deli while Superintendent Eddie Johnson will ship Chicago deep-dish pizza from Lou Malnatis and Italian Beef from Portillos.

Ticket price for today's game is $5 and children are free.

CONTACT: More information can be found at or call LAPD Media Relations at (213)486-5910.