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LAPD 8th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast
By Sentinel News Service
Published January 11, 2017

 

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, President & CEO California Endowment Dr. Robert K. Ross and newly appointed San Francisco Police Chief William Scott (Photo by Brandon I. Brooks)

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, President & CEO California Endowment Dr. Robert K. Ross and newly appointed San Francisco Police Chief William Scott (Photo by Brandon I. Brooks)

The Los Angeles Police department held its 8th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast on Saturday January 7 on the campus of the University of Southern California.

The annual MLK breakfast celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. King by bringing together law enforcement officers and community members that are critical to the process of maintaining peace and unity in local neighborhoods.

Former LAPD Deputy Chief and newly appointed San Francisco Police Chief, William Scott, served as master of ceremonies. Thomas Sayles Senior Vice President, University Relations at USC welcomed the audience and Reverend Shane B. Scott, Senior Pastor Macedonia Baptist Church gave the invocation.

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LAPD Chief Charlie Beck gave remarks to the audience and spoke on the importance of Dr. King and how his words and life live stronger than ever before.

Rev. Cecil Chip Murray gave the benediction and Dr. Robert K. Ross, President & CEO of the California Endowment was the events keynote speaker.

 To read Dr. Robert K. Ross’ EXCLUSIVE op-ed on the legacy of Dr. King click:  An MLK Day Wish: A New Narrative 

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