LAPD Partners with The Sunshine Kids for a Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience NA22082ti

September 28, 2022

Media Availability

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
10:30 am – 11:00 am (The Sunshine Kids Sworn in as Honorary LAPD Officers)

LAPD Elysian Park Academy – Track and Field
1880 Academy Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90012
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Activities and Lunch with Reserve Officers and LAPD Displays”) After the Ceremony

LAPD Police Chief Michel Moore
LAPD Deputy Chief Blake Chow
(24) Children from the Sunshine Kids Foundation

For the 16th consecutive year, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) will partner with The Sunshine Kids Foundation to provide a once-in-a-lifetime experience for kids who are fighting cancer.

The Sunshine Kids will be sworn in as honorary LAPD Officers during the event.
The ceremony will be attended by approximately 45 active and mostly Reserve Police Officers.  The LAPD Airship helicopter will also conduct a flyover congratulating the kids.
After the swearing-in ceremony, The Sunshine Kids will enjoy lunch and interact with LAPD Reserve Police Officers, as well as LAPD displays from specialized units.

About the Sunshine Kids Foundation:
The Sunshine Kids Foundation is a national non-profit organization dedicated to children with cancer. Established in 1982, the Foundation is committed to providing positive group activities and
emotional support for young cancer patients. The Sunshine Kids provides a variety of programs and events, free of charge, for kids who are receiving cancer treatments in hospitals across
North America.

Media Credentials:
Event Media Credentials will be required to cover one or both activities and locations.

Please contact:
Jennifer Wisler
Sunshine Kids Foundation
(281) 787-1207

For more information, please call Senior Lead Officer Joseph Orlanes, Community Relations Section at (213) 486-6014. You may also call LAPD Media Relations Section at (213) 486-5910.