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City of West Hollywood to Host 2019 Public Safety Awards

Post Date:May 10, 2019 7:22 AM

public safety awardThe City of West Hollywood invites community members to take part in its 2019 Public Safety Awards. Each year, the Public Safety Awards are an opportunity to recognize individuals, groups, and businesses that have made significant efforts towards enhancing public safety in West Hollywood.

The Public Safety Awards will take place at the City of West Hollywood’s Council Chambers/Public Meeting Room, located at 625 N. San Vicente Boulevard on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. There will be an awards presentation, and light refreshments will follow. Admission is free; no RSVP is required. Validated parking will be provided in the adjacent five-story structure, accessible from N. San Vicente Boulevard.

The three Public Safety Awards to be presented this year are: 

  • Lt. James Farrell Deputy of the Year Award — West Hollywood Sheriff’s Deputy Todd Mohr;
  • Firefighter of the Year Award — Firefighter/Paramedic Benny Ramirez; and
  • Outstanding Contribution to Public Safety — Michael Carter, City of West Hollywood Neighborhood Watch Captain of Ogden Owls.

These award recipients have made extraordinary efforts to volunteer for public safety programs or events; have made efforts at strengthening law enforcement and community partnerships; have dedicated many hours of service to the Sheriff’s Department or Fire Department; or have demonstrated leadership in any variety of ways that have contributed to a safer community.

The City of West Hollywood’s WeHoTV will broadcast the 2019 Public Safety Awards. WeHoTV is available to Spectrum (formerly Time Warner Cable) customers within the City of West Hollywood on channel 10. AT&T U-verse customers across Southern California can access WeHoTV on channel 99. Coverage will also be available for live streaming and on-demand replay on the City’s website at www.weho.org/wehotv and on WeHoTV’s YouTube Channel at www.youtube.com/wehotv.

For more information about the Public Safety Awards, please contact Kristin Cook, the City of West Hollywood’s Public Safety Director, at (323) 848-6492 or kcook@weho.org. For people who are Deaf or hard of hearing, please call TTY (323) 848-6496. For up-to-date news and events, follow the City of West Hollywood on social media @WeHoCity and sign up for news updates at www.weho.org/email.

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