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News Release

Friday, August 15, 2008

Media Relations

LAPD Academy Graduation


WHAT:
LAPD Graduation of 53 Police Officers

WHEN:
Friday, August 15, 2008
8:00 a.m.

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

WHO:
First Assistant Chief, Chief of Staff, Jim McDonnell
Assistant Chief Director, Office of Support Services, Sharon K. Papa
Representatives from the Board of Commissioners and Mayor’s Office
Police Department Command Staff and their special guests

WHY:
Graduating officers have completed 912 hours of training over the course of 24 weeks. There are 46 males and 7 females in the graduating class.

The ethnic breakdown of the class is 13 Caucasians, 24 Hispanics,3 African American, 1 Vietnamese, 1 Japanese, 1 Filipino, and 1 Korean.

In addition, 1 General Services Department, and 1 Los Angeles World Airport Officers will be graduating.

For further information contact Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.