A federal fund to assist communities in building law-enforcement
memorials might receive $250,000 in grants, Rep. Adam Schiff
(D-Burbank) announced recently.
The money for the Law Enforcement Act fund, secured by Schiff for
the 2004 fiscal year, has been appropriated by the House of
Representatives. The Senate will take up the measure in January.
The money goes to assist communities in building law enforcement
Schiff introduced the legislation and was inspired by the Glendale
Police Officers Assn.'s effort to raise funds to build a memorial for
Charles A. Lazzaretto, a Glendale Police officer killed in a shootout