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News Release

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Media Relations

LAPD Academy Graduation

WHAT:
Los Angeles Police Department Recruit Officer Graduation Ceremony for Class 3-11

WHEN:
Friday, Sept. 9, 2011
8 a.m.

WHERE:
Los Angeles Police Academy (Elysian Park)
1880 North Academy Drive
Los Angeles 90012

WHO:
LAPD Chief of Police Charlie Beck
Representatives from the Mayor’s Office of the City of Los Angeles
Representatives from the LAPD Board of Commissioners
LAPD Command Staff and Special Guests

WHY:
The Los Angeles Police Department will graduate 30 police officers, with 25 males and five females.  The ethnic breakdown of the graduates is as follows: 13 Caucasians, 12 Hispanics, three African Americans and two Asians.  Graduating officers have completed 920 hours of training over the course of 24 weeks.

CONTACT:
For further information, contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.