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News Release

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Media Relations

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WHAT:    
Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Recruit Officer 
Graduation Ceremony ~ Class 9-09        

WHEN:    
Friday, Feb. 26, 2010
9 a.m.

WHERE:    
Los Angeles Police Academy (Elysian Park)
1880 North Academy Drive
Los Angeles 90012

WHO:    
LAPD Chief of Police Charlie Beck
Representatives from the Mayor’s Office of the City of Los Angeles    
Representatives from the LAPD Board of Commissioners
LAPD Command Staff and Special Guests

WHY:    
The Los Angeles Police Department will graduate 21 police officers, with 16 males and five females.  The ethnic breakdown of the class is as follows: four Caucasians, 10 Hispanics, three African Americans, one Filipino and three (non-Korean) Asians.  Graduating officers have completed 912 hours of training over the course of 24 weeks.    

CONTACT:    
For further information, contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.