Tuesday, January 15, 2013

LAPD Parker Center EOW

Today marked the formal end to Parker Center's use as an official building. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck closed the building marking an end to it's 50 year historic life with a pair of handcuffs on the front doors. Many famous criminals including Charlie Manson and OJ Simpson, were booked at Parker Center. Hundreds of films and TV show like, Adam 12, Dragnet and The Closer, were also filmed there.
LAPD Honor Guard.

LAPD Chaplain John Webster.


Chief Beck.

Locking the doors.
Hundreds of LAPD personelle were onsite to watch the formal closing.

Photos by Ted Soqui © 2013