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News Release

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Media Relations

Police Department Youth Spring Leadership Conference

WHAT:    
A leadership conference directed at cadets from the Los Angeles Police Magnet School programs and LAPD explorers
        
WHEN:    
Thursday, March 5, 2009
9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

WHERE:    
Ahmanson Recruit Training Center
5651 West Manchester Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045

WHO:    
LAPD Command Staff and Special Guests
Representatives and Cadets from the Los Angeles Police Magnet School Program
LAPD Police Officers and Explorers

WHY:    
The LAPD is dedicated to mentoring teenagers and young adults to become future leaders and public safety professional through the LAPD Explorer Program and The Los Angeles Police Academy Magnet School Program.  Both programs prepare highly motivated young men and women for careers in law enforcement and related fields.  This leadership conference will entail networking, leadership topics and problem solving with a presentation at the end.

The Magnet School program is monitored by an assigned LAPD police officer and a faculty member at each of the six participating Police Academy Schools.  The education goal of the program is to have 100 percent participation of students, who graduate from high school, matriculate to community colleges or universities with the long-term goal of developing tomorrow’s police officers.

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