Celebration to Commemorate the Los Angeles Police Department’s 150th Anniversary

March 8, 2019

WHAT: News Conference

WHEN: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 9:15 a.m. – Displays & demonstrations from some of the LAPD’s specialized units 10:00 a.m. – News Conference 11:15 a.m. – Tour of the iconic LAPD Academy

WHERE: Los Angeles Police Academy (Elysian Park Athletic Field) 1880 Academy Drive Los Angeles, CA90012

WHO: * Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti * Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore * Los Angeles City Councilmembers * Los Angeles Police Commissioners * Retired LAPD Personnel

WHY: To announce City-wide celebrations planned to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Police Department.

VISUALS: * 150th Anniversary Commemorative Badge resembling the LAPD Badge worn in 1869 * Static displays & demonstrations from some of the Department’s specialized units * Ceremonial fly-over performed by LAPD’s Air Support Division * Anniversary cake from Sweet Lady Jane Bakery * Tour of the iconic LAPD Academy

CONTACT: For more information, please contact Police Officer Sara Faden, Office of the Chief of Staff at 213-841-2064, or 30761@lapd.online.

PARKING: Media parking has been reserved on the northbound curb line of Academy Drive.

ADDITIONAL: A Spanish Speaking Public Information Officer will be available.