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AIRPORT POLICE SOFTBALL TEAM “BRAVO TANGO’ WINS TROPHY IN FIRST SOUTHWEST AIRLINES SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
(Los Angeles, California – March 21, 2014) Los Angeles Airport Police’s softball team won a trophy for first place in the first annual Southwest Airlines Softball Tournament in Los Angeles. Team Bravo Tango, established in 2009, consists of 10 sworn and civilian members of Airport Police Division.
Southwest Airlines teams from throughout the United States travelled to Los Angeles for the tournament. Bravo Tango was the only non-airline team invited to participate.
“We’re pleased to have participated in the Southwest Airlines Softball Tournament,” said team captain Officer Shane Young. “It allowed us to build a stronger relationship with the aviation community.”
Bravo Tango has played in numerous softball tournaments, including the local “Guns and Hoses” tournament involving police officers and firefighters, and the Las Vegas Police Games, in which Bravo Tango won a bronze medal in 2011.
Airport Police sworn and civilian employees interested in joining Team Bravo Tango are urged to sign up by contacting Officer Shane Young at (714) 401-3517 by e-mail at [email protected]
The Los Angeles Airport Police Division is the nation's premier aviation law-enforcement agency with over 1,100 specially trained police officers, security officers, and civilian staff protecting Los Angeles International, Ontario International, and Van Nuys airports.
Los Angeles Airport Police Bravo Tango softball team wins Southwest Airlines Trophy for First Place
L to R - Front Row - SACU Officer Javier Parga, APD Officer Erik Perez, Officer Robert Gallegos (San Fernando PD), APD Officer III Shane Young, APD Motor Officer Richard Flores, APD Officer III Albert Carlos, APD Officer Santiago Sanchez, Anthony Ortiz (Former APD employee); L to R- Back Row - ASO Officer Mike Rasmussen (Ontario), APD Sgt. John Lopez, APD Canine Officer III Daniel Gardea and APD Officers Frank Cortinas and Brian Lopez (VAAU).
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