Los Angeles Police Department’s Recognition of The Abu Dhabi Police Department NA15108jr

May 28, 2015

WHAT: A recognition of the cooperative relationship between the countries of the United States of America and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

WHEN: Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: LAPD Police Headquarters Chief’s Conference Room 100 w. 1st Street Los Angeles, CA

WHO: LAPD Chief Charlie Beck LAPD Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger LAPD Assistant Chief Jorge Villegas LAPD Assistant Chief Michael Downing LAPD Commander Horace Frank Lt. Colonel Khaled Saeed Al Shamsi, Abu Dhabi Security Support Commander

WHY: Two influential police departments will culminate their cooperative relationship at the headquarters of the Los Angeles Police Department. Recognizing the value and opportunity to share Best Practices within law enforcement, the leaders of these departments will meet with the media and discuss the merits of cultivating and maintaining a valuable partnership that shares many common goals.

Following weeks of training and hands-on experience with the LAPD Bomb Squad, Emergency Vehicle Operations, police canine units and other aspects of the Department, the representatives of both departments shared valuable insights regarding local and national security.

For further information, contact the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Unit at (213) 486-5910.