Los Angeles: Parker Center Commemorative Closing Ceremony

Los Angeles: Parker Center Commemorative Closing Ceremony

January 11, 2013
Commemorative Ceremony for Parker Center
Chief Beck to Close the Door to LAPD’s Former Headquarters Building for the Last Time

WHAT: Parker Center Commemorative Closing Ceremony

WHEN: Tuesday, January 15, 2013

2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Parker Center
150 North Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

WHO: LAPD Chief Charlie Beck

Members of the Los Angeles Police Department

WHY: To formally close the Police Administration Building (PAB) that served as the

Los Angeles Police Department’s headquarters for more than 50 years.

On December 30, 1952, ground was broken for PAB, which was completed in 1954. It was built to centralize many police operations to provide service to people visiting the Department to obtain information, advice, or assistance.

VISUALS: 1951 Ford Black and White Patrol Car

1969 Adam-12 Replica Black & White

T-3 Vehicles

Bicycle Units

American Flag presentation to Chief Beck

Air Support Division Ceremonial Flyover

Officers in Historic LAPD Uniforms

Chief Beck Locking the Doors to Parker Center

CONTACT: LAPD Media Relations Section at (213) 486-5910.

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