Los Angeles World Airports, the city agency that operates Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), will dedicate a plaque in memory of Los Angeles Airport Police officer Tommy Edward Scott Saturday, April 29th, the one-year anniversary of his death. Scott was the first Los Angeles Airport Police officer killed in the line of duty in the 59-year history of the Los Angeles Airport Police.

He was killed during an incident with a suspect on Lincoln Boulevard in an area adjacent to the airport perimeter.

The plaque dedication ceremony is scheduled to be held at 10 a.m., but guests are encouraged to arrive by 9:30 a.m.

The ceremony will be held on the south side of Lincoln Boulevard, between La Tijera Boulevard and Sepulveda Boulevard, adjacent to the airport’s northern perimeter fence.

The ceremony will include the Los Angeles Airport Police Honor Guard Detail and remarks by 11th District Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl.

Information, Belinda Nettles, Los Angeles Airport Police public information officer, (310) 646-5260, or bnettles@lawa.org

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