Seal of the Los Angeles Police Department
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is the police department of the city of Los Angeles, California. With nearly 9,900 officers and more than 3,000 civilian staff, covering an area of 473 square miles (1,230 km2) with a population of more than 3.8 million people, it is one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the United States. The star honors the work done by the LAPD in making the streets of Hollywood safe for residents and visitors.
Adjacent to the star are the names of officers of the LAPD, Hollywood Precinct who have made the ultimate sacrifice in protecting and serving you. They include:
- Officer Clyde Pritchett (died 1936)
- Officer Clay Noble Hunt (died 1955)
- Officer Joe Rios (died 1993)
- Officer Ian James Campbell (died 1963)
- Officer Robert Joseph Cote (died 1969)
- Detective Russell Lee Kuster (died 1990)
- Officer Charles Dean Heim (died 1994)
- Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.
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