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News Release

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Media Relations

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WHAT:
Los Angeles Police Department Recruit Officer Graduation Ceremony for Class 7-11

WHEN:
Friday, Dec. 30, 2011
9 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 41 police officers, with 29 males and 12 females.  The ethnic breakdown of the graduates is as follows: 16 Caucasians, 19 Hispanics, four African Americans and two Filipinos.  Graduating officers have completed 920 hours of training over the course of 24 weeks. Two of the graduates will report to Los Angeles World Airports.

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