Art Acevedo is the first Hispanic to lead the city's police force. He began his professional career with the California Highway Patrol and has over two decades of law enforcement experience. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration. This event is being sponsored by the Hispanic Policy Network, by the Department of Criminal Justice, and by Lamba Alpha Epsilon (LAE).
The event was held on October 14, 2008 in the LBJSC 3-14.1 with a reception following the event.