Community Members Invited to Join Police Academy For Adults

September 12, 2003

"Community Members Invited to Join Police Academy For Adults"
Who: Operations-Central Bureau
What: Community Police Academy For Adults
When: Wednesday, September 18, 2003, between 6:00 and 9:00 p.m.
Where: Elysian Park Police Academy, 1880 North Academy Drive, Los Angeles

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Central Bureau will conduct a Community Police Academy for Adults. The nine-week course will commence on Wednesday, September 18, 2003, and be held at the Elysian Park Police Academy and will conclude with a graduation ceremony on November 20, 2003.
During the Community Police Academy, enrolled students will be encouraged to build a lasting partnership with the Department, with the ultimate goal of reducing crime and improving the quality of life in our neighborhoods.
Each community member must meet the following criteria:

Must be 18 years old or older;

Live or work within Operations-Central Bureau;

No prior felony conviction;

No outstanding warrants;

No pending criminal cases; and

Must be approved by an Area Commanding Officer.

Interested citizens should contact the Officer-in-Charge of the Community Relations Office for their local police station;

Central Area, Sergeant Greg Macias, (213) 485-6586

Hollenbeck Area, Sergeant Milt Hernandez, (323) 526-3188

Newton Area, Sergeant Gil Curtis, (323) 846-6504

Northeast Area, Sergeant Sandy Rosenberg, (213) 485-2548

Rampart Area, Sergeant Rose Piazza, (213) 847-1903

For further information, please contact the Special Events Coordinator, Sergeant Daryl M. Russell or Officer Sonia Dibell, Operations-Central Bureau, at 213-485-2651.
This Media Advisory was prepared by Public Information Officer Lucy Diaz, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.