Venice Beach to Display End of Watch Memorial Wall NA15131lp

July 6, 2015

WHAT: Ceremony to commemorate the display of the End of Watch Memorial Wall

WHEN: Friday, July 3, 2015 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: LAPD Venice Beach Sub-Station 1530 West Ocean Front Walk Los Angeles, CA 90291

WHO: LAPD Commander Blake Chow, Operations West-Bureau LAPD Captain Nicole Alberca, Pacific Area Commanding Officer LAPD Captain Jonathan Tippet, Pacific Patrol Commanding Officer Ms. Diane Barreti, President of Pacific Boosters Mr. Rob Kadota, Pacific C-PAB Field Deputy Jesus Orozco, Council District 11

WHY: The Los Angeles Police Protective League’s traveling End of Watch Memorial Wall is a memorial that pays tribute to the 207 LAPD officers who were killed in the line of duty.

The End of Watch Memorial Wall depicts all six series LAPD badges in chronological order, with the current LAPD badge in the center and the Eagle & Badge Foundation insignia on the far right. Surrounding the six badges will be the 207 names of the LAPD officers who have fallen in the line of duty.

The End of Watch Memorial Wall will be featured under the big steel “V” in the heart of Venice Beach from July 3rd to July 6th. Throughout the weekend the community will have the opportunity to meet and interact with various LAPD specialized units. Department personnel will also provide visiting community members water and juice to stay hydrated.

CONTACT: For additional information contact LAPD Pacific Division: (310) 482-6334