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News Release

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Media Relations

LAPD Academy Graduation

WHAT:
LAPD graduation of 52 new officers

WHEN:
Friday, October 12, 2007 9:00 a.m.

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

WHO:
Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger
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 46 males and 6 females in the graduating class. The ethnic breakdown of the class is 19 Caucasians, 30 Hispanics, 1 Korean, 1 Chinese, and 1 Cambodian.

The graduating class includes 52 LAPD officers, 6 General Services Police Department officers, and 10 Los Angeles World Airport Police Department officers.

For further information contact Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.