The Jack Webb Awards honor individuals in the community who have demonstrated outstanding dedication to law enforcement. Attending and supporting the Awards Dinner Gala helps to sustain the nonprofit Los Angeles Police Museum in its mission to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret the history of the LAPD.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Reception 6:00 PM
Dinner 7:30 PM

Sheraton Universal Hotel
333 Universal Hollywood Drive
Universal City, CA 91608

Live auction, live music, and other festivities!

Attire: Black Tie Optional/Class A Uniform

Honorary Dinner Chair and Special Guest Presenter

  • Dr. C.L. Max Nikias
    President, University of Southern California

Jack Webb Dinner Gala Co-Chairs

  • Chris Kelly, Investor and Entrepreneur; Founder, Safer California Foundation
  • Steve James, President of Long Beach Police Officers Association and Past President of the California Coalition of Law Enforcement Associations

Jack Webb and the Jack Webb Awards

No four notes in music are more iconic than the “Dum-de-dum-dum” from Dragnet’s theme song. And no phrase could beat that of Jack Webb’s staccato voice portraying Sergeant Joe Friday: “My name is Friday — I’m a cop.” Over the years, Jack Webb strove for total accuracy, both in his portrayal of a police officer and in the stories he produced. The impact on law enforcement was tremendous.

The Los Angeles Police Museum is proud to present the Jack Webb Awards in his honor and to salute his memory.

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