As of mid-afternoon, hundreds of people participated in the fundraiser for fallen Police Officer Landon Dorris . An event sponsored by Lawrence and Ralph Cimmarusti, owners of Burger King, 700 West Cesar E. Chavez Avenue.
In honor of the loss of our brother officer, those in attendance used the time to reflect, eat and enjoy the camaraderie. The California Highway Patrol, Los Angeles Fire Department and other agencies particiapted in the fundraiser, along with local business and residential community members who generously gave their time and offered donations. Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, Chief William Bratton, and Councilman Tom LaBonge, District 4 also attended the event mingling with the crowd, thanking those in attendance for their contributions.
Special thank you to Mr. Lawrence and Ralph Cimmarusti for their kind and giving spirit. And a special thank you to the employees who worked with unbound energy to provide excellent food and customer service.
Lt. Ruben De La Torre