Reserve Police Officer Mel Kennedy writes: “I went to work at Metro yesterday and was surprised by my captains with this presentation for 40 years of service. Thank you, Capt. Bixler, Capt. Mota, Det. Saidenberg and all the members of Metro M Platoon. What an honor it is to serve with the best of the best. It is priceless.”
Officer Kennedy is the former president of the Los Angeles Police Reserve Foundation and continues to serve as a director.