The Los Angeles Police Department Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month NA24104rc

May 28, 2024

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month Celebration

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
12:00 p.m.

LAPD Police Headquarters Facility – Courtyard
100 W. First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Councilmember John Lee, Council District 12
Board of Police Commissioner, Vice President Rasha Gerges Shields
Board of Police Commissioner, Maria Lou Calanche
Los Angeles Police Department, Chief Dominic H. Choi
Los Angeles World Airports, Chief of Police Cecil W. Rhambo Jr.
Los Angeles Police Department Personnel – Current and Retired
NBC News Reporter Hetty Chang
ONO Hawaiian BBQ

The men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) are proud to host a celebration in honor of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. This event will pay tribute to the rich history and invaluable contributions of LAPD’s AAPI personnel, both past and present, and celebrate their integral role in shaping our Department’s cultural and historical landscape. This year celebrates and honors LAPD’s first AAPI Chief of Police Dominic H. Choi.

Event Highlights:

Cultural Performances: Enjoy traditional dances, music, and performances showcasing the diverse cultures within the AAPI community.

Guest Speakers:
Hear from prominent members of the AAPI community and city leaders about the significant impact and contributions of AAPI individuals throughout the Department’s history.

Historical Exhibits: Explore exhibits that highlight the historical milestones and achievements of AAPI Department personnel.

Video presentation: Featuring LAPD’s personnel in highlighting the history: past, present, and future of continued impact and growth.

Food and fashion: Savor a variety of AAPI cuisines and watch an exclusive fashion show

The event will be emceed by NBC News reporter, Hetty Chang, who will guide us through the event activities and ensure a memorable experience for all attendees.

For more information regarding the AAPI celebration, please contact Police Officer Nguyet Amancio, Office of the Chief of Staff, at 213-486-8740. For additional information, please call LAPD Media Relations Division at 213-486-5910.