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News Release

Tuesday, July 23, 2002

Media Relations

Fifty-four Officers to Graduate from the LAPD Academy

"Fifty-four Officers to Graduate from the LAPD Academy"

 

What:
LAPD will hold a graduation ceremony for the classes of November 2001, and January 2002.

When:
Friday, July 26, 2002, at 10:00 A.M.

Where:
Los Angeles Police Academy, 1880 North Academy Drive, Los Angeles.

Los Angeles: On Friday, July 26, 2002, at 10:30 A.M., the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) will graduate 54 police officers. These officers, 42 males and 12 females, started their police training on November 2001 and January 2002, completing 1064 hours of academy training in 28 weeks.

One hundred recruit classes, consisting of 5644 officers have graduated since the inception of the L. A. Public Safety Plan in July 1993. Over 262 recruits officers remain in training with a new class scheduled to start each month. The next graduation is scheduled for September 2002.

Police Chief Martin Pomeroy, city officials, members of the police commission, police department command staff and their guests, will inspect and address the graduating class.

It is anticipated that over 500 guests will attend this prestigious ceremony. Please join the LAPD in welcoming these new officers as they embark on their new career protecting and serving our communities.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Eduardo Funes, Media Relations Section, 213 485-3586.