CHP COMMISSIONER JOSEPH FARROW
TO KICK OFF NATIONAL ASIAN PEACE OFFICERS’ ASSOCIATION’S NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM IN SAN DIEGO
As Asian Pacific Americans are the fastest growing multicultural segment in the U.S, the National Asian Peace Officers’ Association’s national symposium in San Diego beginning Monday will focus on the theme of “Challenge, Change, Opportunity.” Opening the conference is CHP Commissioner Joseph Farrow, the first Japanese-American appointed to lead the agency in its 81-year history. Commissioner Farrow commands more than 7,600 uniformed and 3,600 non-uniformed personnel.
DATE & TIME: Joseph Farrow, CHP Commissioner
Opening Ceremony – Keynote Speaker
Mon., Aug. 18, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Manchester Grand Hyatt
1 Market Place, Randall Room
San Diego, CA 92101
VISUALS: Law enforcement officers, traditional dragon dance, presentation of colors by San Diego Police Honor Guard, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies with booths at Career Fair, community members and students, booths with law enforcement related products.
CONTACT: Susie Y. Wong, susie.wong@NAPOABlue.org
BACKGROUND: The National Asian Peace Officers’ Association was established in 1980 with 22 chapters representing all ranks from municipal, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies from across the nation. NAPOA is committed to building stronger relationships with the communities its law enforcement officers serve and represent, recruiting and mentoring new officers, preparing and supporting officers in the promotions process, and working with law enforcement leaders to increase and diversify the work force.
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For more information on the National Asian Peace Officers’ Association, please visit http://www.napoaonline.org.