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News Release

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Media Relations

LAPD Academy Graduation

WHAT:
LAPD Graduation of 41 Police Officers

WHEN:
Friday, December 5, 2008
9:00 a.m.

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

WHO:
Chief of Police 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 912 hours of training over the course of 24 weeks. There are 32 males and 9 females in the graduating class. The ethnic breakdown of the class is 9 Caucasians, 13 Hispanics, 3 African Americans, 1 Chinese, 1 Japanese, 1 Korean, 3 Filipinos and 1 Middle Easterner.

In addition to LAPD officers, 3 Los Angeles World Airport Officers and 3 Los Angeles Port Police Officers will be graduating with the class.

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