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“We are in this together.”

We Are In This Together


The Los Angeles Police Department recognizes the opportunity to help communities lower the risk of exposure and protect themselves and their families from the COVID-19 virus by providing branded LA face masks.  LA face masks are in adult and child sizes.  Los Angeles Police Department Patrol officers will be distributing LA face masks as a pledge to help reduce the spread of the virus.

"We are in this together.”  “Wear a mask for you community, your neighbors, your family.” “Wear it for Los Angeles.”


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To Protect and To Serve

In February 1955, the Los Angeles Police Department, through the pages of the internally produced BEAT magazine, conducted a contest for a motto for the police academy. The conditions of the contest stated that: "The motto should be one that in a few words would express some or all the ideals to which the Los Angeles police service is dedicated. It is possible that the winning motto might someday be adopted as the official motto of the Department." The winning entry was the motto, "To Protect and to Serve" submitted by Officer Joseph S. Dorobek.


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