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News Release

Thursday, May 24, 2007

Media Relations

LAPD Academy Graduation

What:
LAPD graduation of 42 new police officers

When:
Friday, May 25, 2007
9:00 a.m.

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

Who:
Chief 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 1,035 hours of training over the course of 32 weeks. There are 38 males and 4 females in the graduating class. The ethnic breakdown of the class is 10 Caucasians, 19 Hispanics, 3 African Americans, 1 Filipino, 2 Koreans, 4 Chinese, 1 Middle Eastern, 1 Japanese, and 1 Samoan.

This class is the first class that will all be issued the new flashlights.