LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Calling all cop car buffs: the annual “10-4 Day” Parade featuring classic police patrol cars rolled through Hollywood Thursday.
City Councilmember Tom LaBonge was on hand to join officers from the California Highway Patrol, the Los Angeles Police Department, and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office to speak about public safety issues at the annual parade, which began around 10 a.m. at the Los Angeles Fire Museum.READ MORE: Federal Investigators Name MSC DANIT As 'Party In Interest' As Lawmakers Intensify Scrutiny Of Coastal Offshore Drilling
The procession also included special appearances from K-EARTH’s Shotgun Tom Kelly and actors from famous TV police shows both past and present.READ MORE: Colin Powell, First Black Secretary Of State, Dies At 84 Of Complications From COVID-19
LaBonge told KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO the group of vintage cars will start rolling west on Hollywood Boulevard following a brief ceremony to honor all of L.A.’s public safety officers and their efforts to protect and serve the city.
“We’ll start at 10 in the morning right there at the historic Los Angeles City Fire Museum on Cahuenga, and go up and down Hollywood Boulevard and then for a few minutes we’re in front of the Chinese [Theatre] and it’s over,” said LaBonge.MORE NEWS: Food Truck Crashes In Vernon; One Dead
As part of the procession, the cars stopped to pay homage to actor Broderick Crawford from the 1950s TV show “Highway Patrol” at his star on the Walk of Fame.