Youth Empowerment Safety Symposium (Y.E.S.S.)
Thank you to our officers, especially our Vice Detail, who were out supporting the Youth Empowerment Safety Symposium (Y.E.S.S.) event on Saturday, January 26, 2019. This event is to help stop human trafficking! Great job!
Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) 5K
Thank you to everyone who came out on Saturday, October 13, 2018, to support the Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) 5K walk near Granada Beach. Special thanks to our SWAT officers who helped the LBPOA BBQ food for the participants.
Public Safety Fair at Long Beach City College
On Saturday, September 22, 2018, the LBPOA was proud to support the Public Safety Fair at Long Beach City College. We always look forward to an opportunity to engage with the young adults in our community and encourage those wishing to seek a career in law enforcement.
Leadership Long Beach 2018
The LBPOA was proud to help support Leadership Long Beach on Friday, August 31, 2018. Present and future leaders of our City were present to celebrate their latest graduating class.
Back to School Blast BBQ
The LBPOA was proud to support Councilperson Austin's "Back to School Blast" on Saturday August 25, 2018 at Scherer Park. Lots of happy kids getting school equipment and enjoying a fun day.
LBUSD Football BBQ
On Saturday, July 28, 2018, the LBPD Police Academy hosted the team captains and head coaches of nearly all the local Long Beach high school football teams. The POA was happy to bbq and serve these young men a great lunch to go with their training day. Very proud of our young community leaders!
Don Temple Family Celebration
On Saturday, July 7, 2018, the POA proudly supported the Don Temple family in their celebration of Don's life and philanthropy. The family has been a tremendous supporter of our Widows and Orphans Trust Fund. We are extremely grateful for their charity work in our City.
4th of July 2018 BBQ
The LBPOA was happy to celebrate the 4th of July by cooking and serving hot dogs for all the kids and families in the Los Cerritos Park neighborhood patriotic parade!
LBPD Sergeant Tim O'Donnell Memorial Tree Planting
On Saturday, June 16, 2018, the LBPOA participated in the Hamilton Neighborhood Association memorial tree planting in memory of LBPD Sergeant Tim O'Donnell. The LBPOA also cooked and served lunch for the 100+ participants.
Relay For Life
On Saturday, June 9, 2018, the LBPOA provided dinner to all participants of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Greater Long Beach. This is the ninth consecutive year the Long Beach Police Department has participated in this event, raising over $10,000 this year, bringing our cumulative total to over $90,000!!
On Saturday, June 9, 2018, the LBPOA cooked and served over 3,000 hamburgers and hotdogs to the athletes, family members, coaches, and volunteers who participated in the Southern California Special Olympics at California State University Long Beach. We had a great time supporting these amazing athletes.
Ronald McDonald House
LBPOA cooked dinner Saturday, April 14, 2018, for the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House next to Memorial Hospital. One of the great charities in our City. A pleasure to help them!
COPS AND KIDS EVENT
Saturday, February 17, 2018, the LBPOA bar-b-qued hotdogs for the Cops and Kids Event at Washington Middle School. This event was an opportunity for LBPD officers and community members to enjoy a day together playing games and building relationships.
Annual Daryle Black Softball tournament
Saturday, October 14, 2017, the LBPOA provided lunch for all participants of the Annual Daryle Black Softball Tournament. This tournament supports the LBPD Explorer Program and is played in honor of LBPD Detective Daryle Black, who was killed in the line of duty in April 2000.
YOUTH LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
On Friday, August 18, 2017, the LBPOA provided a BBQ lunch for the 27 graduates of the Youth Leadership Academy (YLA). The YLA is a three-week program that focuses on self-improvement, career development skills, communication, human relations, the habits of effective people, tolerance, health education, leadership, team building, resume and interview skills, and making positive life choices. In addition to classroom education, the students visited the USS Iowa, various police, and fire facilities, and took a boat tour of the Long Beach Port. Congratulations to our future leaders!
BACK TO SCHOOL SUMMER BLAST
On Saturday, August 12, 2017, the LBPOA bar-b-qued over 1,500 hotdogs at the Scherer Park event. The event, sponsored by 8th District Councilmember Al Austin, provided backpacks and other school supplies to neighborhood children.
4th OF JULY BBQ
The LBPOA cooked 1,500 hotdogs in support of the neighborhood 4th of July parade in the Los Cerritos Park neighborhood of Long Beach!
LB MINISTERS ALLIANCE VS LBPD BASKETBALL GAME BBQOn July 1, 2017, the LBPOD provided dinner prior to the basketball game between the Long Beach Police Department's Men's Basketball Team and the Long Beach Ministers Alliance. The game was held at Cabrillo High School and a great time was had by all!
SPECIAL OLYMPICSOn Saturday, June 10, 2017, members of the LBPOA volunteered to cook and serve over 3,000 hotdogs and hamburgers at the Southern California Special Olympics at CSULB. Athletes, volunteers, coaches, family members, etc all enjoyed a great bbq while supporting the athletes who participated in this annual event!
Relay For Life of Long Beach
On June 3, 2017, the LBPOA provided lunch for all participants of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Long Beach. The LBPD team raised $11,260 to help support the patient services and cutting-edge research of the American Cancer Society.