ANAHEIM Mayor Pro Tem Harry Sidhu Joins Governor Jerry Brown at California Police Chiefs Association Event Opening Cermonies
ANAHEIM MAYOR PRO TEM HARRY SIDHU DELIVERS “OFFICIAL WELCOME”
AT 34th ANNUAL CALIFORNIA POLICE CHIEFS ASSOCIATION TRAINING SYMPOSIUM
JOINING GOVERNOR JERRY BROWN, ATTORNEY GENERAL KAMALA HARRIS, AND
MORE THAN 200 CALIFORNIA POLICE CHIEFS AT EVENT OPENING CEREMONIES
Anaheim, California, Feb. 03, 2011
On Tuesday, March 1, Mayor Pro Tem Harry Sidhu was honored to deliver the “Official Welcome” at the 34th Annual California Police Chiefs Association Training Symposium on behalf of the City of Anaheim and his City Council colleagues - Mayor Tom Tait and Council Members Lorri Galloway, Gail Eastman, and Kris Murray.
Governor Jerry Brown, Attorney General Kamala Harris, and Anaheim Police Chief John Welter joined in the opening ceremonies which featured a “Fallen Officers Tribute.” More than 200 California Police Chiefs were among the 800 event attendees at the Disneyland Hotel Grand Ballroom.
“As law enforcement professionals, the various cities you represent count on you to protect and keep them safe,” said Mayor Pro Tem Sidhu. “And, this year’s event theme – “Community, Opportunity and Preparedness,” demonstrates your commitment to making a pro-active, meaningful difference in your cities.”
“Your elected officials and the communities you serve rely on you to explore new ideas and find new ways to continue to police effectively,” further stated Mayor Pro Tem Sidhu. “The presentations and discussions at this conference will help you do that. I want to thank you in advance for the attention you give to your profession over the next three days. I personally recognize your service and dedication as law enforcement professionals.”
Harry Sidhu was elected to the Anaheim City Council in November 2004, and was first appointed as Mayor Pro Tem in December 2009. Prior to serving on the Anaheim City Council, Sidhu was Chairman of the City of Anaheim Budget Advisory Commission. He is also an Orange County Sanitation District Director and serves on the City of Anaheim Audit Committee.
Sidhu is an Anaheim resident and leader who cares deeply about his community and the people living in it. He is committed to encouraging a thriving business culture and economic development in the region that will create jobs, housing, and meet the needs of the taxpayers. His achievements while in office include initiating a free annual health fair in the City, supporting a charter amendment which was placed on the November 2006 ballot to forever prohibit eminent domain abuse in the City of Anaheim, and implementing an annual Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo.
Sidhu is honored to have been elected to serve as an Anaheim City Council Member - the first person of Indian heritage to have achieved this position. He is recognized as a successful California businessman and owner of restaurants in Orange County. His community involvement includes the following: Community Advisory Board Member, Boys and Girls Clubs of Anaheim; Advisory Board Member, Anaheim Family YMCA; Anaheim Chamber of Commerce Member; Anaheim Small Business Chamber Committee Member; Orange County Republican Party, Deputy Chairman, City of Anaheim; Anaheim Youth Soccer coach; charity fundraiser and sponsor of children's sports; supporter of the arts and arts education; and many civic activities.