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News Release

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Media Relations

Children of Fallen Officer Receive Scholarship Check

Los Angeles: The Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation has awarded education scholarship funds to support the family of an LAPD officer.

On Tuesday, October 23, 2007, the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation presented Jessica Selleh and Scott Selleh with scholarships that will pay for their current education expenses to Ventura and Moorpark Colleges. The foundation will also pay for any future college tuition and expenses.

Jessica and Scott are the children of Mike Selleh, a Los Angeles police detective who passed away on July 29,2007, after a tragic traffic collision.

The Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation was founded in 1995. Their goal has been to assist and provide funds for the education and development of children with special needs of Marine Corps families and for children of law enforcement personnel killed in the line of duty. To date, the foundation has provided over $27 million in scholarships for 2600 children in need.

We would like to thank the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation for their support and assistance to the Selleh family.

If you have any questions please contact Media Relations Office at 213- 485-3586.