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News Release

Thursday, June 22, 2006

Media Relations

LAPD Academy Graduation

What:
LAPD Graduation of 37 new police officers

When:
Friday, June 23, 2006
9:00 a.m.

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

Who:
Assistant Chief George Gascon
Representatives from the Board of Commissioners
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 33 males and 4 females in the graduating class. Additionally, 2 lateral officers, and 1 General Service’s officer will also graduate.

The ethnic breakdown of the class is 11 Caucasians, 16 Hispanics, 4 African Americans, 1 Chinese, 2 Koreans, 1 Japanese, 1 Filipino, and 1 Cambodian.

Assistant Chief George Gascon will inspect the class.