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News Release

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Media Relations

LAPD Academy Graduation

What:
LAPD graduation of 41 new police officers

When:
Friday, April 27, 2007
9:00 a.m.

Where:
Los Angeles Police Academy
1880 North Academy Drive, Elysian Park
Los Angeles, California 90012

Who:
Chief William J. Bratton
Representatives from the Board of Commissioners and Mayor’s office
Police Department Command Staff and their special guests

Why:
Graduating officers have completed 1,035 hours of training over the course of 32 weeks. There are 40 males and 1 female in the graduating class. The ethnic breakdown of the class is: 13 Caucasians, 20 Hispanics, 1 African American, 2 Chinese, 2 Middle Eastern, 1 Korean, and 2 Japanese.

In addition, 2 General Services recruit officers will be graduating.