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News Release

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Media Relations

SWAT Fitness Challenge for Los Angeles Police Department Cadets

What:
Fitness Challenge for Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Cadets

When:
Sunday, June 6, 2010
8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Where:
Los Angeles Police Academy (Elysian Park)
1880 North Academy
Los Angeles, CA. 90012
    
Who:
LAPD Metropolitan Division Randal Simmons Cadet Post

Why:
The Law Enforcement Cadet Program was established for the purposes of helping local youth develop leadership skills, teamwork, self confidence and an understanding of community service.

Over 400 cadets from throughout the city of Los Angeles will participate in this First Annual Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Fitness Challenge.  This event is designed to promote, physical fitness, teamwork, camaraderie and healthy nutrition.

The competitors will be tested on their cardio-vascular conditioning, quick reaction skills and agility as they maneuver through an intense obstacle course.  Participants will also learn about making healthy food choices from the Department’s Nutritionist and watch demonstrations from the LAPD’s SWAT Team.

The top five teams will receive awards and prizes for the top scoring team members.

For more information, please call Police Officer Guillermo Fajardo or Nikki Evans, Randal Simmons Cadet Post 114 Co-Coordinators at 213-972-2420.