Sheriff Baca Assures COPAA of Help for Earthquake Victims

 

COPAA delegation pictured with Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy D Baca after their meeting at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office in Monterey Park on Saturday October 29, 2005

Los Angeles: A Council of Pakistan American Affairs (COPAA) delegation paid a visit to Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy D. Baca to brief him on the current status of devastation, recovery and relief of the Pakistan Earthquake of October 8, 2005
The Sheriff who has previously extensively visited the earthquake affected areas was moved by the reports of deaths, suffering, injuries and homelessness. The Sheriff said, “These are good people who now need our help”.
The Sheriff told the COPAA delegation that he wants to get involved in the Pakistan Earthquake Relief work. The Sheriff outlined to the COPAA delegation several specific activities which he is interested in setting up in his department, with national law enforcement organizations and with local businesses.
COPPA is impressed by Sheriff Baca’s personal involvement in this international relief work. Hamid Malik, President of COPAA commented, "COPAA looks forward to working with Sheriff Baca on several of the suggestions which he made to provide the urgently needed relief to the Pakistan Earthquake victims."

 

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