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Friday, February 27, 2009

Media Relations

LAPD Academy Graduation

WHAT:  
Los Angeles Police Department Graduation Ceremony Representing the second class of LAPD’s 140th Anniversary Year.
        
WHEN:   
Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 9 a.m.

WHERE:   
Los Angeles Police Academy Athletic Field
1880 North Academy Drive
Elysian Park, Calif. 90012
        
WHO:   
First Assistant Chief of Police Jim McDonnell
Representatives from the LAPD Board of Commissioners
LAPD Command Staff and Special Guests

WHY:   
Graduating officers have completed 912 hours of training over the course of 24 weeks.  Total graduates in the class are 44, with 38 males and 5 females.  

The ethnic breakdown of the class is as follows: 8 Caucasians, 24 Hispanics, 1 African American, 1 Korean, 1 Filipino and 3 of Middle Eastern descent.  Additionally, one of the graduates is a Los Angeles Port police officer.

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

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