A retirement party for longtime South Pasadena resident Chief Michael P. Downing, who served the Los Angeles Police Department for 35 years, was held last Thursday afternoon at the LA Police Academy. More than 500 guests attended including many South Pasadena residents. All enjoyed BBQ and live music from Saxophonist Michael Lington and band along with Paulina Jane from Nashville. Downing will be continuing to work with law enforcement agencies all over the world in the private sector.
Photos By Bill Glazier