USC President C.L. Max Nikias Honored by Chief Charlie Beck at the 21st Annual Jack Webb Awards

September 23, 2014

Los Angeles:    On Saturday, September 20, 2014, Chief Charlie Beck and the Board of Directors from the Los Angeles Police Museum honored C.L. Max Nikias with the distinguished Jack Webb Award.

The dinner gala at the Omni Hotel featured entertainment, a performance by the World-famous USC Trojan Marching Band and the presentation of the prestigious Jack Webb Award to C. L. Max Nikias, President of the University of Southern California.  

According to Chief Beck, “President Nikias has been an extraordinary partner and exceptional friend, not only to me, but to the men and women who proudly serve the City of Los Angeles.  He exemplifies the values and traditions of the Los Angeles Police Department and is deserving of the Jack Webb Award for his significant commitment to the LAPD and life-long support of the entire law enforcement community.”

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, USC President C.L. Max Nikias and crime fiction writer James Ellroy


LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and USC President C.L. Max Nikias

For more information about the Jack Webb Awards or the Los Angeles Police Museum, please call Glynn Martin at (323) 344-9445, or