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USC joins LAPD for Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast

The university and the department honor the civil rights leader’s ongoing legacy

6th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Los Angeles Police Department breakfast
Steve Soboroff, left, president of the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners, and Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck present an award of appreciation to District Attorney Jackie Lacey during the sixth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Los Angeles breakfast. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)
6th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Los Angeles Police Department breakfast,

The Los Angeles Police Department honor guard prepares to present the colors during the sixth annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

USC joined the Los Angeles Police Department to mark the ongoing legacy of civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King.

The law enforcement community came together on Jan. 10 for the sixth annual Los Angeles Police Department Martin Luther King Breakfast at Town & Gown.

Among those attending were Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson, new Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell and Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey ’82.

USC President C. L. Max Nikias welcomed police officers and city officials prior to a keynote address by United States District Judge Andre Birotte Jr.

6th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Los Angeles Police Department breakfast

USC President C. L. Max Nikias chats with Mayor Eric Garcetti during the sixth annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

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