City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20090323-050
Monday, March 23, 2009

SPD Receives Award from the Gay & Lesbian Center

On Monday, March 23, 2009, The Sacramento Police Department will be honored at the 17th Annual Lambda Awards, presented by the Sacramento Gay & Lesbian Center.  The celebration will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Doubletree Hotel, 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento. 

Chief of Police Rick Braziel will be present and proudly accept the Building Bridges Award which is given to organizations or individuals who have shown outstanding leadership in forging positive connections among the diverse communities of the Greater Sacramento area.

Chief Braziel said, "I am proud to accept this award on behalf of the hardworking men and women of the Sacramento Police Department.  I am also proud of being recognized by an organization that is dedicated to honoring, promoting, and celebrating our community's diversity."

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