SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports

December 06, 2007 20:29 ET

Media Advisory: Mayor Villaraigosa to Swear-In New Los Angeles World Airports Chief of Police, Four Assistant Chiefs

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - December 6, 2007) -

WHAT:     Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa will swear-in George R.
          Centeno as chief of police of the Airport Police Division of
          Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). Four members of the division's
          executive command staff also will be sworn-in. These new
          appointees will be responsible for law enforcement and security
          at LAWA's four airports: Los Angeles International (LAX),
          LA/Ontario International (ONT), LA/Palmdale Regional (PMD) and
          Van Nuys (VNY) general aviation.

WHO:      Mayor Villaraigosa will be joined in remarks at the ceremony
          by several elected officials and LAWA executives.

           -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa
           -- Los Angeles City Councilmember Bill Rosendahl
           -- Los Angeles City Councilmember Janice Hahn
           -- LAWA Executive Director Gina Marie Lindsey
           -- Los Angeles Chief of Police William Bratton
           -- LAWA Deputy Executive Director of Law Enforcement and
              Protective Services James T. Butts

WHEN:     Friday, December 7, 2007 at 9 a.m.

WHERE:    Flight Path Learning Center and Museum, 6661 W. Imperial Highway,
          Los Angeles

PARKING:  All media may park on-site at the museum.

Contact Information

    LAX Public Relations
    (310) 646-5260
    24 hour duty officer pager: (310) 523-8994