Police station to be renamed Robert Wasserman Fremont Police Center

A press release from the city of Fremont:

On Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. the Fremont Police building will be dedicated and re-named as the Robert Wasserman Fremont Police Center.

Robert Wasserman began his civil service career in 1954.  In 1976 he was hired as Fremont’s Chief of Police and served until his retirement in 1992.  Later that same year he became a Fremont City Council member and in 2004 was elected as Mayor.  He was re-elected as Mayor in 2008 and served until December 28, 2011, when he passed away.  Robert Wasserman was a compassionate leader who was dedicated to serving our community.

The dedication and unveiling ceremony will be held in the front parking lot of the Fremont Police Department, located at 2000 Stevenson Blvd.  Guest speakers will include Mayor Bill Harrison, City Manager Fred Diaz, Chief of Police Richard Lucero, Retired Police Captain Michael Lanam, Retired Police Captain Sandra Cortez and members of the Wasserman family.  The event is open to the public and refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the ceremony.

The Fremont Police Department front lobby will close at 2:00 p.m. on the day of the event.  Citizens may obtain vehicle releases between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Fremont Police Property Storage Facility, located at 1980 Stevenson Blvd., directly behind the main Police Building and adjacent to the Jail Facility.

Chris DeBenedetti

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