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Friday, May 8, 2015

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Memorial Ceremony to Honor fallen Los Angeles Police Officer Oscar Joel Bryant NA15091ti

WHAT:
Los Angeles Police Department's Police Memorial Service

WHEN:
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

WHERE:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
6300 Forest Lawn Drive
Hollywood, Ca 90068

WHO:
Law Enforcement Officers and Friends of Officer Oscar Joel Bryant

WHY:
Officer Oscar Joel Bryant was shot and killed during a robbery on May 13, 1968. He was the first African-American officer to be awarded the Department's Medal of Valor. For the past 47 years law enforcement officers and friends of Officer Bryant have met at his grave site to honor and remember him.


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