“Battle at the Academy” Charity Boxing Event NA13102an

June 17, 2013

Media Availability

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Fortune Gym
7574 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046

LAPD Southwest PO-III John Negrete
LAPD Boxing Team

The LAPD Boxing Team will host a media availability workout to promote an upcoming charity boxing event.  The “Battle at the Academy”, is a boxing tournament, pitting LAPD boxers against challengers from throughout the region.  The event is scheduled to take place at the Los Angeles Police Academy on July 6th at 4:00 p.m.

This Wednesday, June 19th, the fighters will be working out, sparring and providing interviews to raise awareness of the Police Activities League (PAL) program for the youth and to help raise funds for the Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation.

Uniformed Officers, boxers, and professional trainers will be on hand for demonstrations and interviews. The event will be conducted, in association with USA Boxing, and the Los Angeles Police Revolver and Athletic Club (LAPRAAC).

Fighters from:  Big Bear City FD, Santa Monica FD, Pasadena PD, California Department of Corrections, San Bernardino Sheriffs Department, LA County Sheriffs Department, and the U.S. Marshalls, are all scheduled to participate.

For more information contact: PO-III John Negrete, Serial No. 35133 at email: 35133@lapd.lacity.org.