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News Release

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Media Relations

LAPD Academy Graduation

What:
LAPD Graduation of 33 new police officers

When:
Friday, September 15, 2006
9:00 a.m.

Where:
Los Angeles Police Academy
1880 North Academy Drive, Elysian Park
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Who:
Assistant Chief Jim McDonnell
Representatives from the Mayor’s Office
Representatives from the Board of Commissioners
Police Department Command Staff and their special guests

Why:
The graduating officers have completed 1,035 hours of training over the course of 32 weeks. There are 28 males and 5 females in the graduating class. In addition, 1 General Recruit Officer will be graduating.

The ethnic background of this class is 12 Caucasians, 13 Hispanics, and 2 Blacks, 2 middle-easterners, 1 Korean, 1 Chinese, 1 Filipino, and 1 Thai.

It is anticipated that over 500 guests will attend the graduation ceremonies. Assistant Chief McDonnell will inspect the class.

For further information call the Media Relations Section 213-485-3586.

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