LAPD Academy Graduation

December 30, 2008

Graduation Ceremony and Represents the Close of 139 Years of LAPD Training
Wednesday, December 31, 2008
9:00 a.m.
Los Angeles Police Academy
1880 North Academy Drive
Elysian Park, California, 90012
Chief of Police William J. Bratton
Representatives from the Board of Commissioners and Mayor’s Office
Police Department Command Staff and their special guests

Graduating officers have completed 912 hours of training over the course of 24 weeks.  There are 38 males and 4 females in the graduating class.  The ethnic breakdown of the class is 10 Caucasians, 24 Hispanics, 7 African Americans, and 1 Chinese.

Four Los Angeles World Airport Officers and one Los Angeles Port Police Officer will also be graduating.  

Chief Bratton will honor the oldest surviving 96-year old retired LAPD officer along with the youngest officer at age 21, during the graduation ceremony.
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