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News Release

Monday, March 2, 2009

Media Relations

LAPD Reaches Milestone Number of Active-Duty Officers

WHAT: 

A joint news conference with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the Mayor’s Office to acknowledge the highest number of active-duty police officers in the Department’s history.
  
WHEN: 

Monday, March 2, 2009 10 a.m.

WHERE: 

Los Angeles Police Academy Rock Garden
1880 North Academy Drive
Elysian Park, Calif. 90012
(Media parking available in the Academy parking lot and along Academy Drive)
  
WHO: 

Mayor of the City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles City Councilmembers
LAPD Commissioner Andrea Sheridan-Ordin
LAPD Chief William Bratton
LAPD Command Staff and Special Guests
Newly Hired LAPD Recruits

WHY: 

To emphasize the significance of the number of active-duty police officers at 9,895 as the Department rapidly approaches its goal of 10,000 and continues to make the City of Los Angeles safer by reducing crime to historically low levels.

CONTACT: 

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