2015 LGBTQ Community Police Academy Graduation

November 4, 2015

WHAT: The 2015 LGBTQ Community Police Academy Graduation

WHEN: Thursday, November 5, 2015 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Los Angeles Police Department Deaton Hall Police Administration Building 100 W. 1st Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 WHO: Deputy Chief Beatrice Girmala, LAPD Operations-West Bureau Captain II Vic Davalos, LAPD Commanding Officer, In-service Training, Training Division Captain I Ruby Malachi, LAPD Commanding Officer, Community Relationship Division LAPD LGBTQ Community Police Academy Graduates and their friends and family

WHY: The LAPD LGBTQ Community Police Academy will graduate 15 community members. The graduation will feature welcome remarks from Deputy Chief Beatrice Girmala and two keynote speakers, elected by their fellow classmates to address the attendees.

For the last nine weeks the graduates learned about LAPD policies and procedures from the Department’s most respected subject matter experts. They had the opportunity to learn about the LAPD Use of Force policy and participated in the Force Option Simulator scenarios. The graduates also took a tour of our Custody Services Division and Communications Division.

CONTACT: For further information, please contact Senior Lead Officer Ian Lewis, Community Relationship Division, at 213-486-6000 or by e-mail at 40106@lapd.lacity.org.