KABC Randal Simmons Memorial Scholarship Fund
Tuesday, March 18, 2008 @ 11:03 PM Author: admin
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles Police Foundation and TalkRadio 790 KABC announced today the establishment of the Officer Randal Simmons Memorial Scholarship Fund in honor of the fallen SWAT officer. The scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors of the Los Angeles Police Academy Magnet School Program who are planning careers in law enforcement. “The Los Angeles Police Foundation is pleased to have KABC as our partner,” said Karen Wagener, president of the Los Angeles Police Foundation. “It is a privilege to honor the memory of Randy Simmons with scholarships that will enable young people to follow in his footsteps as police officers, serving our great community. We encourage your listeners to give generously.” Donations made be made online at www.KABC.com. Checks may also be made payable to the Los Angeles Police Foundation and mailed to TalkRadio 790 KABC Community Relations, P.O. Box 790, Los Angeles, CA 90016. Simmons died Feb. 7 during a standoff in Winnetka. He is the first LAPD SWAT officer to die in the line of duty.
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