Beverly Hills PD cadet pursues dream in honor of fallen friend


When Beverly Hills PD Cadet Brad Edens faced a choice between pursuing a career in local law enforcement and joining the U.S. Coast Guard, his colleagues and mentors at BHPD helped him see how much the Coast Guard path meant to him. Particularly, when Edens spoke about his friend Justin Meek. A fellow California Lutheran University student, Justin Meek was working at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks on Nov. 7, when a gunman entered the bar, killing 12 people, including Meek. By all accounts, Meek acted heroically, saving the lives of countless others before he was shot.…

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